Brexit: Tory MP complains about cancelling his party on live TV

Louis Staples
Friday 29 March 2019 12:15
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British politics is in a state of disarray. Well, many would argue it’s been that way for a while.

This week, new stats show that the number of children living in "absolute" poverty rose by 200,000 to a shocking 3.4 million. A former UN expert also wrote that the UK’s housing crisis is worsening. Teachers continue to flee the profession and the NHS warns that it is facing a recruitment crisis.

With this in mind, you’d think MPs would be extremely focused on making these issues better and keeping these concerns at the front of their minds.

Wrong.

Well, in the case of Tory Brexiteer Nigel Evans, this certainly seems to be the case.

Explaining to broadcaster Victoria Derbyshire that he intended to vote for Theresa May’s Brexit deal, Evans complained that the UK was not going to be leaving the EU as planned on 29 March.

He said:

I’ve had to cancel my Brexit party tonight, I’d been planning it for the last two years.

Yes, really. The heart truly bleeds.

Don't worry, Nigel, we're sure the ready salted Pringles and gammon will keep for another few weeks.

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