Andrew Neil skewers Swinson over joining the Eurozone 'You said HEART of EU'

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ANDREW NEIL left Jo Swinson stuttering in her answer as he grilled her on whether she would force the UK to adopt the Euro.

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.

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Brexit News EU flagAndrew 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

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