WATCH: Labour’s Barry Gardiner to Tories on Brexit “We are in there trying to bail you guys out”

Coming to  a Lib Dem risograph near you very soon, I would imagine.

Seriously, Labour’s shadow international trade minister told Tory James Cleverly ON LIVE TV that “We are in there trying to bail you guys out” on Brexit.

You could not make it up. No wonder reports from the talks earlier this week made them sound like a love in. And here is the moment where he actually says it:

The two old parties cannot be allowed to stitch Brexit up between themselves.

Tell everyone you know that Barry Gardiner said this. It can’t be one of these 2am things that everyone forgets.

* Caron Lindsay is Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice and blogs at Caron's Musings

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9 Comments

  • Anyone got a copy of this on YouTube, or a Twitter video clip?

  • Why would this be a bad thing? Isn’t co-operation between the government and the opposition what most people have been asking for? I’ve no time, or confidence in May or Corbyn, but if they can come up with an acceptable deal then good luck to them.

  • Yeovil Yokel 3rd May '19 - 10:45am

    Andrew Ducker – the video clip was still available on the Politics section of the BBC News website, as of 10:43 this morning.

  • This should come as a shock to no one, he has form and so does Jeremey and Co. I suspect the cries of be nice to Jezza give him the benefit are harder to utter everyday, because every day in every way they get Lexiteer and Lexiteer.
    https://twitter.com/i/status/1124191837051326464

    Barry happly bailing the Tories out. Bless Tory enablers whould have thunk it.

  • Yeovil Yokel 3rd May '19 - 11:06am

    Sorry, Andrew, I’m not very good at the techy stuff. For once, I didn’t mind seeing Jo Swinson being elbowed out of the ‘discussion’!

  • John Marriott 3rd May '19 - 1:50pm

    As for “bailing out” the Tories, if I were Corbyn or May, I would be pulling out all the stops to get a ‘deal’ before the deadline. Both Labour and Tories need an EU Parliamentary election right now like a hole in the head! Mind you, they would probably both need a three line whip to get this to happen. A tough ask.

  • I see the BBC has managed to exclude the Lib Dems from any questions. The question they should be asked is “Is it difficult to spot the big winners, because obviously you can’t”.

    The poor souls must be sobbing into their white wine, muttering I can’t believe they are back.

  • Caron Lindsay …..No wonder reports from the talks earlier this week made them sound like a love in……

    C’mon, Caron, it was a great night for this party why spoil it with such ‘spin’?

    If that was a ‘love in’ then thank goodness I’m not in that sort of a relationship.

    BTW…If you are still looking for a love-in try a re-run to the 2010 Rose Garden.

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