The Daily Express: Theresa May singles out Sadiq Khan in brutal second referendum tirade20 September 2018 | 04:40 | FOCUS News Agency
Theresa May is in the Austrian city of Salzburg to speaking with European counterparts and sell her controversial Chequers blueprint.
Speaking with reporters before the event, Mrs May singled out the Labour Party Mayor of London for supporting the prospect of a second Brexit vote.
Mrs May reiterated “this government will never accept a second referendum” during a passionate tirade directed at her opposition.
She said: “There are prominent Labour members like the mayor of London who are now trying to take us back to square one and are backing a second referendum and postponing the Brexit date, the exit day.
“I want to be absolutely clear: this government will never accept a second referendum.
“The British people voted to leave the European Union and we will be leaving on the 29th of March, 2019.”
She added: “I now call on the Labour leadership to rule out a second referendum and stop trying to frustrate the Brexit process.
“It's now a matter of trust in British politicians that we should deliver on the will of the people.”
Theresa May also said she would us the meeting to discuss her controversial Brexit blueprint.
She said: “I believe this [Chequers] is the right proposal because it maintains frictionless trade.
“It's the only credible and negotiable plan on the table that delivers no hard border in Northern Ireland and also delivers on the vote of the British people.
“If we're going to achieve a successful conclusion then, just as the UK has evolved its position, the EU will need to evolve its position too.
“I’m confident that with good will and determination we can agree a deal that right for both parties.”
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