David Campbell Bannerman suggested treason laws should be updated to cover ‘extreme EU loyalty’
- Jon Stone
The European Parliament’s Brexit coordinator has rebuked a British MEP after he suggested that Remainers who side with the EU over the UK should be tried for treason.
Guy Verhofstadt said David Campbell Bannerman, a Tory, was trying to force his “narrow view” of national identity of the peoples of Europe and that the politician’s comments were “insane”.
Mr Campbell Bannerman was accused by one MP of “putting the knife into free speech” after demanding the…