'This is DEMOCRACY’ Hague hits back as world leaders ask how UK will 'get ...

William HagueGETTYHague is a staunch Remainer

Once a staunch Remainer, the former Tory leader has now admitted the “argument” to stay in the EU is “over” after the number of people who voted to leave the Brussels club was “higher than the number of votes cast for any government in our history”. 

Lord Hague appeared to throw his weight behind the Leave camp as he conceded the “message has now got through”. 

Writing for the Daily Telegraph, he said: “Everywhere I went abroad, business leaders and politicians asked me how we woo;d get round the result and whether we would lose heart about leaving when it got difficult. 

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verywhere I went abroad, business leaders and politicians asked me how we woo;d get round the result and whether we would lose heart about leaving when it got difficult

William Hague

“I explained to them that this really is a democracy. The electorate voted to leave the EU and therefore we leave.

“To me and many of my former colleagues in government who preferred to remain the argument was

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