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Why Stephen Phillips’ Resignation Proves Hard-Brexiters Don’t Speak For The 17.4 Million Leavers

Phillips himself wrote just weeks before his resignation that while “the government may have a mandate for Brexit, it has no mandate at all for what it should look like”.

He wrote in the Guardian: “Hard Brexit, with all the damage it will do, has seemingly become the received wisdom, without any mandate at all from the British people, and seemingly without any challenge – at least until this week.”

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Article source: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2016/11/04/stephen-phillips-resign-conservative-mp-mandate-hard-brexit_n_12800320.html?utm_hp_ref=uk-politics&ir=UK+Politics