Brexit-backing MP mocked on Twitter after sharing photo of constituents who support no-deal

Brexit-backing MP mocked on Twitter after sharing photo of constituents who support no-deal

Brexiteer and Tory MP Suella Braverman is firmly in support of the UK exiting the EU without a deal, and so are a number of members in her constituency in Fareham, south east Hampshire.

The 38-year-old politician shared a picture of a meeting that she held in the Holy Trinty Church with local residents, where she declared in a tweet "no sign of Project Fear in Fareham tonight".

However, there was just one problem with the tweet. Take a look for yourself.

How shall we say it... there's something of a common theme among the people in attendance.

OK, it was a Saturday night and this is only one angle of the meeting, but the noticeable age demographic of the audience didn't go amiss on Twitter, who felt that this wasn't a true representation of the future of Britain and those who will have to live with the consequences of Brexit.

Even Braverman's fellow MP, Jess Phillips, wasn't impressed.

Add to that MEP Seb Dance.

In a statement given to Indy100, Braverman said:

The Brexit Q&A event on Friday was at full capacity and attracted residents from across the Fareham constituency with a wide age range of views.

It was advertised to constituents in the local paper and through my newsletter.

Many comments made on Twitter were highly ignorant, and in some instances, offensive.

The demographic of those present is irrelevant, and it is ironic that many ardent Remainers on Twitter who say they oppose Brexit on the grounds of xenophobia, race or age then make such judgemental comments.

The event was very successful and I thank all those who attended to hold a very open and frank discussion about Brexit.

I look forward to holding similar events in the future.

HT Joe

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