TONY Blair was trounced by Andrew Marr as the former Prime Minister insisted a second Brexit vote would be "the only way to unite the country".
The former Labour leader claimed Theresa May's Brexit deal was "botched" and a second referendum would be the only solution satisfying both Remainers and Brexiteers. But BBC host Andrew Marr confronted Mr Blair with the "horror" of the first referendum which divided families and communities all over the country.
Mr Marr said: “The first referendum was an incredibly divisive moment for the country.
“People got incredibly inflamed and if you go back and you run it all again for month after month after month, don’t you look at the prospect of the horror it would do dividing families, dividing communities, dividing the country?”
The arch-Remainer argued the vote would provide Brexiteers to vote for the Brexit they wanted in 2016 and that Theresa May's deal is not delivering on, as well as giving Remainers the opportunity to re-debate the issue now that the "facts" are clear.
He said: “Okay, take the two scenarios. We got ahead with what we’ve got, we don’t really know what we’re voting for.
“The meaningful vote in Parliament I literally don’t know how the Government is saying they’ve got something meaningful for Parliament to vote on when you read that political declaration.