Remember when Theresa May said she wouldn’t do TV debates because she wanted to “go out and meet the voters”? After weeks of behind-closed-doors meetings for hand-picked audiences of Tory activists, May has finally surfaced in the real world.
She risked a walk about in Abingdon Market, which is in an Oxfordshire constituency with a Tory majority of over 10,000. But she wasn’t met with universal enthusiasm.
Channel 5 News footage shows the moment a woman called Cathy bravely confronts the PM about the cuts to disability benefits:
“The fat cats keep the money and us lot get nothing” – Theresa May is confronted by Cathy, who has learning difficulties, in Abingdon Market pic.twitter.com/Mk3oEltD5R
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