Now that's what I call winning!!! Well done Team GB & all our Commonwealth friends, now for the Trade Agreements…. pic.twitter.com/Qg9qkYxWHp
— Heather Wheeler MP (@HeatherWheeler) August 22, 2016
Wheeler, a committed Brexiter who was appointed in July to serve in Theresa May’s new government as an assistant whip, appears to have been trying to link feelgood factor around Britain’s Olympic success to the UK’s looming exit from the EU.
Alternatively, she was responding to the European Parliament’s claim that the EU headed the medals table.