Trainspotting inspires MP Hannah Bardells passionate Brexit speech

first_imgHannah Bardell Brexit speech Trainspotting “Inspired by #Trainspotting2 – I wanted to highlight that Scotland did not choose #Brexit, it chose life, in the EU,” she tweeted.Earlier she told MPs: “I saw Trainspotting 2 recently and it inspired me.“Choose Brexit. Choose making up numbers from thin air about the NHS and plastering them on the side of buses.“Choose racist and xenophobic sentiments seeping out from some corners of the Leave campaign. Trainspotting  She added: “Choose the great Brexit power grab, taking back control of straight bananas … Choose the UK turning its back on Europe.” Last night MPs finally voted in favour of the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill by 498 votes to 114, with 47 Labour MPs, 50 SNP MPs and seven Liberal Democrats voting against. Inspired by #Trainspotting2 – I wanted to highlight that Scotland did not choose #Brexit, it chose life, in the EU.— Hannah Bardell MP (@HannahB4LiviMP) February 1, 2017 “Choose hate crime rising over 40% and LGBT hate crime by 150% in England and Wales following the Brexit vote.“Choose taking the people of our nations to the polls on one of the most important issues of a generation with nothing written down and no plan.”“Choose ignoring the interests of the people of Scotland … despite the fact we voted overwhelmingly to stay in the EU.”center_img The stars of Trainspotting Credit:PA SNP MP Hannah Bardell’s Brexit speech was inspired by Trainspotting  Credit:PA / Twitter  Danny Boyle’s Trainspotting was the unlikely source of inspiration for a passionate speech in the Commons debate on the Brexit bill.SNP MP Hannah Bardell paraphrased Marks Renton’s iconic ‘Choose Life’ speech from the 1996 film starring Ewan McGregor to express her concerns about Brexit. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings.last_img read more