Letter of the week: Hartlepool MP's Brexit views are against majority of public vote

Hartlepool MP Mike Hill, a committed 'remainer', is in my view trying, via the Hartlepool Mail, to convert residents to change their minds after voting overwhelmingly to leave the EU at the referendum.

Friday, 2nd March 2018, 6:05 pm
Updated Friday, 2nd March 2018, 6:10 pm
Hartlepool MP Mike Hill.

He obeyed the Labour whips to vote to frustrate the best deal for the UK, or no deal, in order to get a meaningful vote in Parliament.

This would, obviously, be against the wishes of 52% of the UK public.

Mr Hill commented on the article (Mail, February 15), How Brexit will hit UK regions and industries, written by Raquel Ortega-Argiles (University of Birmingham) and Philip McCann (University of Sheffield).

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Geoff Bulmer,

Hart Village.