Earlier on in the same debate, Francois had to rubbish his opposition’s claim once more when he mentioned an “overwhelming” majority called for the UK to leave.
When Ms Forte brought up the 52 to 48 percentages of the referendum, Mr Francois reminded her of the General Election results.
As a party whose campaign was built around getting Brexit done, the Conservative won a majority in the last election.
A fact Mr Francois was keen to point out describing the “extra 80 seats” as “emphatic”.
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