PUBLISHED: 10:34, Tue, Oct 1, 2019 | UPDATED: 10:34, Tue, Oct 1, 2019
David Cameron insisted the Remain side fought a "pretty accurate" campaign ahead of the Brexit referendum as he conceded many of the negative forecasts did not come to happen. Mr Cameron was challenged on the "truthfulness" of his campaign after he accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Leave side of "lying" in his new book. CNBC host Wilfred Frost asked the former Tory leader: "You say in your book that Boris Johnson ‘left the truth at home,’ with some of his campaignings.
"At another point in the book, you say outright Leave ‘was lying.’ Can the British people trust their Prime Minister?"
Mr Frost continued: "There’s lots of criticism about the Leave campaign that have poured over every day for the past three years.
"Was your campaign perfectly truthful?"
Mr Cameron conceded parts of the predictions the Remain campaign had made in the run-up to the European Union referendum turned out not to be true.
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Brexit news: Cameron was put on the spot over the "truthfulness" of the Remain campaign (Image: BLOOMBERG•CNBC)
Brexit news: David Cameron admitted some of the predictions the Remain camp made did not come to be true (Image: CNBC)
The former Tory Prime Minister said: "We told the story as it was about Britain being better off and stronger and safer inside the EU but we lost. You have to accept that.
"I’m happy to say that while some of the forecast we made about the impact on the economy sadly have been borne out – we have not been growing as fast as we had been – some of the forecasts we made turned out not to be the case and the economy is stronger than