PUBLISHED: 12:01, Wed, Dec 4, 2019 | UPDATED: 20:38, Wed, Dec 4, 2019
In an intense line of questioning the BBC’s Andrew Neil bombarded Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson with questions regarding her plans for the UK as a party leader. He questioned Ms Swinson on a specific line in the parties manifesto that indicated that the party want the UK to join the Eurozone. He said: “Your manifesto says that you want to be at the heart of the European Union.
Neil skewers Swinson over joining the Eurozone (Image: Getty )
Andrew Neil questioned whether the Lib Dem leader would push the UK to join the EU (Image: Getty)
“But the heart of the European Union is economic and monetary union.
“So would you be prepared to join the Euro?”
Ms Swinson replied: “I don’t think we should be joining the Euro.
“I think that being at the heart of the European Union, I do not interpret in the way that you have just described it there.
“I think it is about us playing a leadership role in the EU."
Earlier in the interview, Mr Neil also questioned whether Ms Swinson would be supporting Jeremy Corbyn’s push for a second referendum as it becomes clear she won’t become