Steve challenges the Prime Minister to explain her Brexit plans.
Croydon North MP Steve Reed has demanded clarity from the Prime Minister over her Brexit plans. At Prime Ministers Questions today, Steve Reed MP challenged Theresa May to tell the country when she would publish her Brexit plans. Two years after the referendum, she has still not explained how she proposes to take the UK out of the EU without severely damaging the economy with job losses and price rises.
Commenting after the encounter, Steve Reed MP said:
It’s clear that Theresa May hasn’t made any progress with Brussels because she’s too busy pandering to hard-right Brexit extremists in her own cabinet. It’s tragic that she’s wasted all this time because her dithering threatens to leave the country in crisis if we are forced out with all our global trading agreements ripped up.
Steven Reed is Labour MP for Croydon North and Shadow Minister for Children and Families. In 2018 his private member’s bill on reducing violent mental health restraint became law. In June 2019 he launched Labour’s civil society strategy outlining radical plans to empower citizens and communities.
Steve chairs the Cooperative Councils Innovation Network, co-chairs the All-Party Parliamentary Group for London, was Leader of Lambeth Council 2006-12 where he led the council’s children’s services to become best-rated in the country and pioneered the public-health approach to tackling violent youth crime. He worked in publishing for 16 years and was an elected trade union branch secretary.