This woman made a very important point when she said the Conservative Government could not be trusted with more power.
She may have got her millions and billions mixed up, but her appraisal of David Cameron’s (and his cronies’) trustworthiness was right on the money.
A BBC Question Time audience member received a rapturous response on Thursday evening when she explained why she isn’t backing Brexit.
She said: “The largest comment against remaining in the EU seems to be all this red tape, this democracy that isn’t happening.
“I’m not sure I want to hand back more power to a government that’s made £12 million (sic) of cuts to welfare, that’s seen child poverty rise.
I just don’t want to see that. It doesn’t seem that if they get all that power they’ll be doing things for the people.
“They need someone to answer to.”
Her comments were met with applause and even a whoop from the rest of the audience.
Green Party MP Caroline Lucas exclaimed: “You are absolutely right!”
Host, David Dimbleby, then asked: “Are you saying you feel safer in the EU?”
She replied: “Like the non-discrimination and gender laws that were spoken about, how do we know our government is going to protect those?”
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