News - People's Vote

Don’t believe the ‘Green Brexit’ hype – Leading Brexiters want to shred our environmental protections

In a week that has seen climate change dominate the news agenda and with high-profile politicians holding a meeting with environmental activist Greta Thunberg, new research by the People’s Vote campaign exposes the true anti-environmental agenda of leading Brexiters like Michael Gove, Boris Johnson and Jacob Rees-Mogg.

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Customs Union not the solution to all our Brexit worries says think tank report

Research published today by the Center for Cities think-tank has found £78 billion of British exports to EU countries could be at risk under a Customs Union deal that excludes our service sector.

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Majority of Labour’s top MEP slots go to backers of a People’s Vote

The majority of Labour’s top MEP candidates – those who stand the best chance of being elected - are supporters of a People’s Vote.

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Wake up and smell the (more expensive) coffee: how Brexit is already hitting families

New research published today (Friday 19 April) shows everyday goods from coffee to bananas have been hit by a Brexit-related price hike as Britain has been forced to shell out a minimum of an extra £15 billion since June 2016 as a result of the pound’s devaluation since the referendum.

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LABOUR CAN STOP FARAGE SURGE - BUT ONLY IF IT BACKS A PEOPLE'S VOTE

Only Labour giving a clear commitment for a new public vote on Brexit can stop Nigel Farage’s far right party securing top spot in the European Parliamentary elections, according to a new YouGov poll published today. 

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Doughty – IFG report underlines the risks of a blindfold Brexit

The Institute for Government (IFG) have issued a report warning the UK “risks stumbling into the next phase of negotiations with the EU without a plan”.

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Campaigners prepare the ground for a new - and different - public vote on Brexit.

The “People’s Voice” initiative today publishes its first report about how voters from both sides of the Brexit debate can work together to address challenges they share and learn the lessons of the last referendum.

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People's Vote campaign responds to Prime Minister’s Article 50 extension statement

Following Theresa May's statement on the extension of Article 50 today, leading People’s Vote supporter, Owen Smith MP said:

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King calls for fresh thinking and a People’s Vote following Article 50 extension

Former chief executive of Sainsburys Justin King, a leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign today argued that now the immediate threat of a catastrophic no-deal had been taken off the table, political leaders need to focus on putting a workable deal to a People’s Vote.

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Swinson – Tusk offer a chance to step back from the cliff edge

Commenting on Donald Tusk’s letter to European heads of government, Jo Swinson MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Stevens – Fox letter shows need for proper scrutiny of any customs union deal

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has written to Conservative MPs attacking the idea of a Brexit deal based on permanent UK membership of a customs union with the European Union.

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BREXIT-BACKING MP IS WARNED HE WILL BE SACKED FROM THE GOVERNMENT FOR SPEAKING AT PEOPLE’S VOTE RALLY

Government aide Huw Merriman MP has been told he is likely to dismissed as a Parliamentary Private Secretary for daring to join the platform at today’s People’s Vote rally in Westminster.

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