There was a lot of Brexit bumbling on our screens and airwaves from top Tories yesterday – but we did manage to get one straight answer.
First, Theresa May tied herself in knots when asked whether she would vote Leave or Remain if there was a referendum now:
It’s on the front page of almost all the newspapers – this is the clip from Theresa May’s LBC interview that is making the headlines. pic.twitter.com/DvJbe9yS8F
— LBC (@LBC) October 11, 2017
Then deputy PM Damian Green was tripping over himself when the same question was put to him on Newsnight.
But, to give him some credit, amid all the umming and ahhing there was an answer.
He told Emily Maitlis that he doesn’t resile from his support for the Remain campaign during the referendum.
And when asked whether “the country is better if it remains”, he confirmed: “It would have been.”
Q. You think the country is better if it remains in the EU?
DAMIAN GREEN: “It would have been. But the public took their view” pic.twitter.com/NUPmWSKPFV
— BBC Newsnight (@BBCNewsnight) October 11, 2017
There we have it. The truth Theresa didn’t dare to speak – Britain would still be be stronger in…