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Mumsnet webchat with Anna Soubry - add your questions here

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NatashaGransnet (GNHQ) Mon 21-Jan-19 16:50:06

Hi all,

Mumsnet are hosting a webchat with Anna Soubry MP to discuss all things Brexit tomorrow at 10.30am. Anna was a Remain campaigner and currently supports calls for a second referendum. Anna made headlines a couple of weeks ago when she was harassed outside Parliament and urged the police to take more action.

Anna has been the Conservative MP for Broxtowe since the 2010 General Election. After more than a year attending Cabinet as Minister of State for Small Business, Anna chose to return to the backbenches in July 2016, be able to represent her views on the “positive benefits of immigration and the EU.”

Please leave your questions for Anna before 9.30am 22 January and we will choose the most interesting one to ask her.

And finally - Mumsnet did have a pro-Brexit webchat guest lined up for this week (Jacob Rees Mogg) but they cancelled so Mumsnet are trying to line up a replacement as we speak.

Many thanks!

The official portrait of Anna Soubry is used under an Attribution 3.0 Unported licence - image may be cropped for purpose.

Jane10 Mon 21-Jan-19 18:35:19

What would you say to the militant brexiteers my DH had the misfortune to meet last week? They were furious that Westminster were not proceeding straight to brexit and threatening action if the UK doesn't leave. Very worrying.

GrandmaKT Mon 21-Jan-19 22:31:04

Do you worry that if we had a second referendum the majority would still be for leave? According to threads on this website, hardly anyone who voted leave in the original referendum would change to remain, and some who originally voted remain would change to leave because of the perceived threat to democracy.

petunia Tue 22-Jan-19 07:18:04

Dear Anna
you were part of the cabinet that gave us the referendum, the once in a lifetime opportunity to decide on the EU
in the election that followed, you stood on a manifesto that promised to implement the leave vote
your own constituency voted leave (and I refuse to believe that the whole of your constituency is stupid, bigoted and has never seen a brown face)

yet you oppose and thwart your own party at every turn

is it time to resign from the Conservative party and stand as an independent MP and allow your constituency the possibility of a Conservative MP who believes in its party's own policies

crystaltipps Tue 22-Jan-19 07:21:06

Do you agree that women MPs suffer more abuse of all kinds than male ones? If so, do you think there are any solutions?

NatashaGransnet (GNHQ) Wed 30-Jan-19 17:06:09

Thanks to everyone for your questions. smile

We asked GrandmaKT and crystaltipps' questions and you can find the answers from Anna here.

Jane10 Wed 30-Jan-19 19:38:39

You didn't say you were cherry picking the questions. Very disappointing GN. I won't bother responding to such things again.