LABOUR Remainer Rushanara Ali was put on the spot by Vicky Ford as the Conservative MP claimed Ms Ali was "tearing up" her party's 2017 manifesto in favour of a second Brexit referendum.
Speaking on BBC Politics Live, the Labour MP advocated for an early general election in which her party would campaign for a second Brexit referendum to be a feasible alternative to Theresa May's deal. Ms Ali argued Jeremy Corbyn's party should stand on a manifesto that included a second vote featuring the option to Remain in the European Union.
She said: “I think that we should have a manifesto commitment, if there is an early election, to a public vote, to a second referendum.
But the former member of the European Parliament Vicky Ford put the Labour MP on the spot as she pointed out she had already stood on a party manifesto that promised to deliver on the Brexit referendum result.
The Tory MP said: “So in other words, the manifesto you stood on last year you have now rejected.