Konnie Huq and Betty Boothroyd make emotional plea to “put it to the people”
Former Blue Peter presenter Konnie Huq burst into tears as she spoke at an event calling for a second Brexit referendum yesterday.
The prominent campaigner admitted she ‘couldn’t believe’ she was crying during a passionate speech at the People’s Vote Rally in Church House, Westminster.
Huq said Brexit will be an “unforgivable betrayal” as she campaigned alongside politicians including Baroness Betty Boothroyd.
A video of the ex-Commons speaker has gone viral on social media as she made an emotional plea to “put it to the people”.
Watch the clip in full below:
“This fight matters to me more than any I’ve known in my long life in politics.” The mighty Betty Boothroyd, 89, makes a formidable case for a 2nd referendum: pic.twitter.com/ElFEIclBq1— Jeremy Cliffe (@JeremyCliffe) April 9, 2019