News - People's Vote

Lee – More and more Conservatives standing up for democracy and our country

The Government has been defeated on a series of amendments today, limiting the ability of a future Prime Minister to prorogue Parliament in an attempt to force through a disastrous No Deal. The vote on the main cross-party amendment was 315-274, a majority of 41. Several senior ministers abstained and Margot James, a minister in DCMS, resigned to vote against the Government.

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Reeves – OBR report highlights the outrage against democracy of No Deal

The independent Office of Budget Responsibility have today issued their assessment of the potential impact of No Deal.

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Grieve – Johnson’s plans are astonishing and undemocratic and he’s heading for a fall

Commenting on Boris Johnson’s refusal to even consider a revised backstop, and on his continued refusal to rule out suspending Parliament, Rt. Hon. Dominic Grieve QC MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Johnson’s backstop stance sends the pound crashing and holiday costs soaring

The value of the pound has plunged this morning on the back of Boris Johnson’s hardening of his support for No Deal – meaning it is inevitable that the cost of everything from petrol at the pumps to two weeks holiday in Spain will rise. 

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New Report - A People’s Vote is the only viable and democratic route to end the Brexit crisis

Rt. Hon. Dame Margaret Beckett MP and Rt. Hon. Dominic Grieve QC MP, the joint Political Chairs of the People’s Vote campaign, will today (Tuesday) launch a new report entitled Six Dead-Ends, One Cliff-Edge, Only One Way Out.

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Antoniazzi – Shocking that Johnson and Hunt refuse to condemn Trump

Commenting on the failure of Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to condemn Donald Trump’s latest racist outburst, Tonia Antoniazzi MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Stevens – Fox needs schoolchildren onside for endless and fruitless negotiations

Commenting on Liam Fox’s claim that trade policy should be taught as part of the school curriculum, Jo Stevens MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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EMILY THORNBERRY LEADS ATTACK ON BORIS JOHNSON’S “DANGEROUS” BREXIT AT A PEOPLE’S VOTE RALLY IN HIS CONSTITUENCY

Emily Thornberry told a packed People’s Vote “Let Us Be Heard” rally in Uxbridge, the London constituency of Boris Johnson, that the “shameless, craven and cowardly” local MP’s plan to impose Brexit on the rest of the country posed a real danger to every citizen of the UK.

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Murray – Johnson a craven, weak dissembler over Brexit

Commenting on Boris Johnson’s interview with Andrew Neil, Ian Murray MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Murray – Evidence that Northern Ireland faces Brexit carve up mounting

The Irish Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, has said today (Friday) that his government is considering proposals for a border for food and animals across the Irish Sea even if the UK crashes out of the EU with a destructive No Deal.

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Bebb – No Deal, Northern Ireland-only backstop or People’s Vote is the choice facing DUP

Commenting on Sir Jeffrey Donaldson MP’s opposition to No Deal, Guto Bebb MP, Conservative former defence minister and leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Murray – Sir Kim Darroch’s resignation displays the reality of Boris Johnson’s Brexit

Commenting on Sir Kim Darroch’s resignation as UK Ambassador to the USA, Ian Murray MP, member of the Foreign Affairs Committee and leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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