News - People's Vote

Doughty – Brexit is costing us global trade deals

The Department for International Trade (DIT), led by Liam Fox, has admitted it won’t be able to roll over the EU-Japan trade deal, or the trade arrangements the EU has in place with Turkey, in time for Brexit. 

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Rosie Duffield – Uncertainty over Brexit means sadly no surprise tens of thousands of EU nationals left Britain

Labour Market statistics published by the ONS show the number of EU nationals working in the UK fell by 61,000 over the year.

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Anna Turley – Politicians should “sit up and take notice” of Brexit impact on manufacturing

A new survey of manufacturers commissioned by the Engineering Employers’ Federation (EEF), now re-branded as ‘Make UK’, has found that nearly one in five UK manufacturing firms have already relocated production out of the UK as a result of Brexit, or are considering it.

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Darren Jones - Closure of the Honda factory would be devastating blow for jobs in South West

Media reports have claimed that Honda is preparing to announce the closure of its factory in Swindon.

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Gary Lineker announces his backing for the Put It To The People March

Gary Lineker today throws his support behind the Put It To The People March in London on March 23 amid early signs that the demonstration, being held just six days before the UK is due to leave the EU, is going to be huge.

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Journey into the unknown: Ship leaves for Japan without any certainty if its cargo will allowed in because of Brexit

A cargo ship leaving Felixstowe today (Monday) is sailing into a post-Brexit future for exporters clouded by doubt and uncertainty.

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Kate Green – Encouraging that John McDonnell confirmed Labour leadership willing to look at new compromise proposals

Responding to Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell’s interview on the Andrew Marr Show, Kate Green MP, a leading supporter of People’s Vote, said:

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Murray – People who landed Britain with disastrous Brexit now fleeing the country

Britain’s richest man and leading Brexit supporter Sir Jim Ratcliffe is reported to be planning to leave the UK and move to Monaco to save money as part of a tax avoidance plan which could deprive the Exchequer of up to £4 billion in tax revenues.

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Leslie - Collapse of flybmi latest blow to UK business caused by Brexit

The British regional airline flybmi, which employs almost 400 staff, has announced tonight it has ceased operations and is filing for administration, saying that it has been “seriously affected by the uncertainty created by the Brexit process”.

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Britain’s curry house owners feel they “were taken as fools” by Brexiters

Top British-Bengali chef Oli Khan has hit out at the “lies” he feels his community was sold in an effort to boost the Leave vote in 2016 and has pledged to “work twice as hard to secure a People’s Vote” in response.

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Blindfold Brexit: 43 British Ambassadors demand clarity and make the case for a new public vote

With just 43 days until the deadline for Britain leaving the European Union, a joint letter from 43 former British Ambassadors and High Commissioners is published today calling on Theresa May to change direction on Brexit.

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Ben Bradshaw – Warning from Ford should set alarm bells ringing

A report in The Times says Ford is stepping up preparations to move production out of the UK because of growing uncertainty over Brexit.

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