17 Sep 2019

Swinson pledges to cancel Brexit on first day of Lib Dem government

Riding high on a wave of defections from other political parties, Jo Swinson gave her first conference speech as Liberal Democrat leader today.

Riding high on a wave of defections from other political parties, Jo Swinson gave her first conference speech as Liberal Democrat leader today.

There was the expected “Stop Brexit” rhetoric as she reaffirmed her party’s policy of scrapping Article 50 the moment they get into power.

And as she positioned herself as the next Prime Minister, Jo Swinson took aim at Boris Johnson’s choice of insults and said being a woman in politics was not a weakness.