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Watch: Alan Sugar’s second referendum confusion

On his television show the Apprentice, Alan Sugar is known for taking his contestants to task, whether they’re pitching a hopeless product or simply talking absolute rubbish. But the businessman clearly has a bit of a blindspot when it comes to his own incoherence.

In a speech in the House of Lords this afternoon, the peer put forward his views on a People’s Vote and the possibility of a second Brexit referendum:

‘A People’s Vote on the outcome of the negotiations of the UK withdrawal from the EU.

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