Jeremy Wright: '˜We must carry out will of the people'

Jeremy Wright has said Britain must 'carry out the will of the people' after a vote to leave the European Union.

Friday, 24th June 2016, 12:41 pm
Updated Friday, 24th June 2016, 5:38 pm
Jeremy Wright MP. MHLC-04-07-15 Carnival NNL-150407-211413009

The Conservative MP and Attorney General told the Courier and Weekly News that despite a close vote of just 51.p per cent to leave, now is the time to work to the future.

Mr Wright, MP for Kenilworth and Southam said: “Britain has made a clear decision to leave the European Union and the government’s job now is to carry out the will of the British people.

“I understand the Prime Minister’s decision to resign though I profoundly regret it.

“He made the brave and right decision to give the electorate a say directly on the question of our membership of the EU.

“We should now come together to build a future outside it.”

David Cameron announced on Friday morning that he will “steady the ship” but aimed to have a new Prime Minister in place by October.

The Prime Minister said the British people had voted to leave the European Union and that must be accepted. He said it was not a decision taken lightly and there can be no doubt about the result.

He also said he wanted to reassure the markets that British economy is strong and there will be no initial changes for residents.

Warwick and Leamington MP, Chris White has not yet spoken of his views on the vote.

In Warwick district, 47,976 people voted to remain in the EU while 33,642 voted to leave.