‘Optimistic’ MP Philp to debate Britain’s future after Brexit

Croydon South Tory MP Chris Philp is to take part in a debate on Britain’s Brexit future.

Organised by the Coulsdon and Purley Debating Society, the event is being held on Wednesday, April 5 at the Coulsdon Day Centre.

Philp will be proposing: “This House is optimistic about our prospects after leaving the EU.” Ha! The debate had been due to be staged in January, but was postponed because of bad weather. Every passing day seems to make Philp’s loyal party “optimism” even more misguided.

Opposing the motion will be Labour councillor Andrew Pelling.

The debate will begin at 8pm at Grange Park, Coulsdon Road, Old Coulsdon, CR5 1EH.

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2 Responses to ‘Optimistic’ MP Philp to debate Britain’s future after Brexit

  1. mikebweb says:

    Andrew Pelling used to be, of course, the champion Conservative MP in Croydon, then he fell out of favour and decided that Waddon and the Labour Party would give him a better chance, having failed as an independent. Presumably he thing we woukld have been better off without BREXIT?


  2. This is not about Conservative or Labour. I am a Conservative and I voted to remain in the EU. This debate is about Britain’s future after Brexit.

    Both Conservative MPs in Croydon voted Remain and are now supporting the government’s position on Brexit. Ken Clark MP is the only Conservtaive MP to vote remain and oppose the government.

    Though Mr.Pelling is not an MP (Conservative or Labour) he has always been and will be (I hope so) on the Remain side.

    Though some Conservative members think that the party is the Brexit party, sadly the party is acting like a Brexit party with many members who still want to remain in the EU.

    I hope grown up people can debate about the serious issues Britain is going to face after the article 50 is triggered and not about the people who are debating.

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