News - People's Vote

Immigration changes promise chaos, cruelty and confusion

Following confirmation today by the Government that rules allowing EU nationals to live and work freely in the UK will end in the event of a no-deal Brexit on 31 October, Jo Stevens MP, a leading supporter of a People’s Vote said:  

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NO DEAL COULD PUT OVER HALF OF FARMS OUT OF BUSINESS – NEW REPORT LAUNCHES ‘FARMERS FOR A PEOPLE’S VOTE’

A new group is being launched today (Thursday) - ‘Farmers for a People’s Vote’ will represent the interests of UK farmers and the agricultural sector against the risks of Brexit, particularly a disastrous No Deal.

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Lucas – Trump and Bolton aren’t behaving like friends, they’re circling like vultures

The US National Security Advisor, John Bolton, has expressed ‘enthusiastic’ support for a disastrous No Deal and suggested the UK could sign sector-by-sector deals with the US under Donald Trump.  

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“Change the date, change the course of history” – People’s Vote moves march to October 19

The People’s Vote campaign is today announcing a new date for what is expected to be one of the biggest public protests Britain has ever seen.

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Streeting – Economy now shrinking shows real cost of Brexit

New quarterly GDP figures show the UK economy shrank by 0.2% between April and June this year, the worst performance since 2012. This means, with one more quarter of negative economic growth, the UK economy will enter recession.

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New Research shows No Deal is Rubbish

New research from the People’s Vote campaign shows that crashing out of the EU with No Deal could lead to rubbish piling up on the streets within weeks.

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Bebb – Government turning its back on 50 years of Conservative statecraft to pursue ideological obsession

Reports suggest senior officials in Downing Street are trying to place the blame for the potential consequences of a disastrous No Deal on senior Conservative former colleagues in Government, including the previous Chancellor Philip Hammond. Other reports claim Boris Johnson intends to ignore the result even if he loses a vote of no confidence in Parliament, with the intention of remaining as Prime Minister until he can force through No Deal.

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Williams – Another Johnson promise falls apart

Commenting on the Government being forced to admit that most of the money announced for the NHS today was not new, Dr Paul Williams MP, GP and leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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McMorrin – Hancock wrong to say Parliament cannot stop No Deal

The Health Secretary Matt Hancock was on the Today programme this morning and claimed Parliament cannot stop a disastrous No Deal crash-out from the European Union.

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Bradshaw – Brexit crisis has come down to a simple question about whether we live in a democracy

Reports today suggest the new team in Downing Street is already planning for an election they will try to frame as ‘The People vs Parliament’.

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Out of touch government spending 5x as much on No Deal propaganda as No Deal preparation

Commenting on the Government’s announcement of £20 million to assist English councils with No Deal preparation, Jess Phillips MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Phillipson – The sober reality of No Deal is coming to light

Commenting on the latest leaks from Whitehall over No Deal consequences, Bridget Phillipson MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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