EU referendum: David Cameron condemned for 'waffling' by student during Sky News debate

Soraya Bouazzaoui told the Prime Minister: 'I'm an English literature student, I know waffling when I see it'

Cameron gets called out on his 'waffling'

A student refused to back down when she confronted David Cameron over the UK's political links with Turkey during a televised debate discussing the EU referendum.

Soraya Bouazzaoui, an English Litersture student at Southampton Solent University, pushed the Prime Minister to explain why the UK should be working with the country and why the Remain campaign had been so negative.

A remain voter herself, she said during the Sky News debate: "The entire campaign has been a complete shambles... I see nothing but scaremongering... everything I've seen has just made voting into the EU look worse.

"We haven't even addressed the fact that Turkey wants to become ever closer union with the EU... how can you reassure us of staying in the EU and say there are no risks when there are clear risks?"

Mr Cameron replied by saying he felt there was a "very positive case" to remain and to "keep the country moving forward".

Ms Bouazzaoui, from Romford, interrupted him and said: "No, let me finish now because I've seen you interrupt many people before. That is not answering the question.

"I'm an English literature student, I know waffling when I see it."

Mr Cameron responded to her questions regarding Turkey: "There is no prospect of Turkey joining the EU in decades; they applied in 1987, they have to complete 35 chapters, one has been completed so far, at this rate they'll join in the year 3,000.

"There are lots of reasons to vote one way or vote the other way; Turkey is not going to join the EU anytime soon, every country, every Parliament has a veto."

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Speaking to Sky News, Ms Bouazzaoui said the Conservative Leader was "getting a taste of medicine".

She added: "He's spent his entire six years being dishonest, untruthful, brushing a lot of worrying things under the rug.

"I think for someone to actually, finally, call him out of it was necessary."

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