May cited for hypocrisy after using Welsh Assembly vote to sell her Brexit plans

Jack Peat - 14 January 2019

Theresa May was labelled a hypocrite today after she tried to use the Welsh devolution referendum to sell her Brexit plans.

The Prime Minister tried to claim “both sides” accepted to endorse the creation of the Welsh Assembly – even though many Conservative MPs, including herself, voted against it.

Her initial speech which was sent to members of the press read: “When the people of Wales voted by a margin of 0.3%, on a turnout of just over 50%, to endorse the creation of the Welsh Assembly, that result was accepted by both sides and the popular legitimacy of that institution has never seriously been questioned.”... See more

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