Pro-Leave MEP makes stunning point as he reveals who the real saviour of Brexit is

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The Conservative MEP claimed Theresa Villiers showed incredible tenacity in her support of Brexit in a piece for the Telegraph. The Environment Secretary, Ms Villiers is one of only three members to have voted constantly against the previous Prime Minister’s withdrawal terms. Mr Hannan tells of how in 2010, her first act as Minister of State in the Transport Department was to have the EU’s 12-star flag removed from departmental buildings. He said: “I found out about her decree by the merest chance via a civil servant.

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“How many politicians, I remember wondering, would issue such an order and not put out a press release about it?”

She was not immediately admitted to David Cameron’s Cabinet in 2010 after she fiercely criticised his turning back on his promise of a referendum on the Lisbon Treaty.

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Mr Hannan praised Ms Villiers’ modesty in her endeavours to make her voice heard while putting her career on the line.

He said: “When, for example, the then-Prime Minister made it obvious that he was going to campaign for a Remain vote, she quietly told him that she could not support him and was prepared to resign over the matter.”

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Pro-Leave MEP makes stunning point as he reveals who the real saviour of Brexit is

The Conservative MEP claimed Theresa Villiers showed incredible tenacity in her support of Brexit in a piece for the Telegraph. The Environment Secretary, Ms Villiers is one of only three members to have voted constantly against the previous Prime Minister’s withdrawal terms. Mr Hannan tells of how in 2010, her first act as Minister of State in the Transport Department was to have the EU’s 12-star flag removed from departmental buildings.

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