News - People's Vote

Grieve – still time for the Conservative Party to back a People’s Vote

Commenting on last night’s cross-party victory of opponents of a No Deal Brexit, Dominic Grieve MP said:

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Boothroyd – the fight for democracy is only just beginning

Commenting on the decision of the House of Commons decision to pass a Bill effectively blocking the Prime Minister’s drive to force a vicious No Deal on the country, Lady (Betty) Boothroyd, former Speaker of the Commons, said:

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McFadden – Despite spending review, No Deal would mean second wave of austerity

Commenting on the new Chancellor Sajid Javid’s spending review today, Pat McFadden MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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McMorrin – No Deal would mean a never-ending Brexit crisis

Commenting on Boris Johnson’s answers in Prime Minister’s Questions today, Anna McMorrin MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Boris Johnson is “undemocratic” and cares more about himself than the people – snap poll

A snap YouGov poll today reveals that voters view Downing Street’s desperate efforts to force Brexit through Parliament as “undemocratic” and that Boris Johnson is seen as putting his own interests ahead of those of the country.

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Gyimah – MPs have struck the first blow to defend democracy

Commenting on the outcome of today’s debate on the House of Commons order paper, Sam Gyimah, Conservative MP and leading supporter of a People’s Vote, said:

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Murray – Court of Session revelations show Johnson’s dishonesty and arrogance

Commenting on revelations in the Court of Session in Edinburgh this morning, Ian Murray MP, leading supporter of a People’s Vote and a petitioner in the case, said:

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Reeves – Cummings’s remarks reveal plan to scam the public

Commenting on reports that Dominic Cummings has described any negotiations on Brexit as ‘a sham’, Rachel Reeves MP, leading supporter of a People’s Vote, said:

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Beckett – Anti-climax of Downing Street statement shows Johnson is scared of the people

Commenting on the Prime Minister’s statement, Margaret Beckett MP, joint chair of the People’s Vote campaign Political Committee, said:

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Heseltine – Conservatives who do what is right for the country “will remember this week with pride”

Commenting on the threat to remove the whip from Conservative MPs who vote to block No Deal, Lord Heseltine CH PC, former deputy Prime Minister and leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said: 

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North East audience hears demand for the people to have democratic say on Brexit

Over 500 people from across the North East today heard figures from across the political spectrum demand resistance to the suspension of Parliament and call for a People’s Vote on Brexit.

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Bebb – Government’s unprecedented willingness to flout the rules is a disgrace to our democracy

Appearing on the BBC’s Andrew Marr show this morning, Michael Gove deliberately did not rule out the idea that the Government might just ignore any legislation passed by the House of Commons in the coming week aimed at preventing a disastrous No Deal exit from the European Union.

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