Not 'responsible' to put no-deal Brexit option on ballot papers

Molly Scott Cato

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

It would not be "responsible" to put the option of a no-deal Brexit on ballot papers, according to Green Party MEP candidate for the South West, Molly Scott Cato.

Speaking to talkRADIO's Julia Hartley-Brewer, Ms Cato said leaving without a deal would lead to "endless wrangling and division".

"I, as a respectable politician and a responsible politician, don't think it's possible to let people say we'll have no deal, and then define afterwards what that means.

"If we voted for a no-deal, all that would happen is all this endless wrangling and division would continue because it would still be undefined and that's why we [Green Party] don't think that should ever be put as an option on a ballot paper."

Ms Cato is standing against representatives from Change UK, the Conservative Party, Labour Party, Liberal Democrats, UKIP, Brexit Party, English Democrats and three independents.

There are six seats available in the region; two are currently UKIP, two Conservative, one Labour, one Green.

"This is a time when we're seeing really dangerous leaders like Trump pulling out of the Paris agreement and other countries threatening human rights," Ms Cato continued.

"When the EU works well, we have the highest common denominator."

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