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Brexit is the ‘elephant in the British political room’, claims Sir Ed Davy, seeking to boost support for the Liberal Democrats.
The leader of Britain’s third party said in a speech at the Spring Conference that both the Conservative and Labor parties were trying to cover up the economic impact of Brexit.
However, he again did not come to call for the country to rejoin the EU, instead calling for closer ties for businesses to “dismantle the bureaucracy”.
Sir Ed, speaking in York at the first face-to-face Liberal Democrats meeting since 2019, warned that the Tories could lose dozens of seats if they did not commit to tackling water pollution. He promised to prioritize political reforms, including changes. voting system.
In his speech, the prime minister said about Brexit: We are always pointing to the elephant, even if the other party doesn’t even dare to whisper its name. must be repaired.
He added: You see it in your community on a daily basis. Farmers, fishermen and factories unable to sell to continental customers. Empty shelves in local supermarket. ”
The Liberal Democrats’ EU policy is to reconsider the relationship between the UK and the EU in the next few years, but there is no firm commitment to rejoin either the EU itself, the single market or the customs union.
Ahead of May’s local elections, Sir Ed warned Conservative MPs that voters angry about the discharge of sewage into Britain’s rivers would turn against them. he said: They want the end of the Conservative Party, which allows water companies to dump filthy sewage directly into rivers. This is the biggest environmental crime in our country today and one that will cost the Conservative Party dozens of seats if not acted upon. ”
He also pledged to redouble his party’s commitment to changing the voting system, stating, “While other parties are still clinging to the discredited ‘first past the post’ electoral system, our commitment to proportional representation is undeniable.” Enthusiasm has not waned,” he said.
Sir Ed called the Conservatives “a bunch of rebellious pirates who are only interested in who wears the captain’s hat” and added, “We needed Hornblower. They gave us Pugwash But he also attacked Labor, claiming that “their only goal seems to be ‘not as bad as the Conservatives’ – talk about a low bar!”