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Ann Widdecombe: EU is 'oppressive'

In a speech to the European Parliament, Brexit MEP Ann Widdecombe compared the UK leaving the EU to "slaves" rising up "against their owners".

Critics branded the comments "disgusting" and "offensive", but the MEP told Emma Barnett people had interpreted her speech in a "melodramatic fashion" and that she stands by what she said.

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