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Lichfield and Burntwood’s MP has said the election showed that the UK still wants to see Brexit happen.
Michael Fabricant saw his majority grow to more than 23,000 as he retained the seat for the Conservatives.
And the pro-Brexit MP told Lichfield Live the result was a clear indication of public opinion on the issue of leaving Europe.
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“I don’t think that the leave to remain shift has happened – it’s been demonstrated in this election.
“There were a number of messages sent to politicians by voters, but a clear one was that they saw Parliament rather than the Conservatives as being to blame for holding up Brexit.”Michael Fabricant
Mr Fabricant said he was keen to see the Conservative mantra of ‘Get Brexit Done’ come into action sooner rather than later.
“They’re talking about going back Tuesday and sitting on Saturday again potentially.
“So there’s no escape to the sun for me this winter as I’ll be sticking around.
“And if I have to be in the House of Commons on Christmas Day I’ll be there as I just want to get it sorted.”Michael Fabricant
Full results for the Lichfield consitituency:
- Michael Fabricant (Conservatives) – 34,844
- John Madden (Independent) – 568
- Andrea Muckley (Green Party) – 1,743
- Paul Ray (Lib Dems) – 5,632
- Dave Robertson (Labour) – 11,206