News - People's Vote

Bebb - A Brexit pushed through by Johnson or Hunt "will lack legitimacy"

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt this morning made further claims about their willingness to deliver a destructive No Deal, as the two candidates stepped up their arms race over who can deliver the harshest and most volatile Brexit.

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Lammy - McCluskey is advocating "a can-kicking strategy that has already seen millions of people turn away from Labour"

Speaking on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show this morning, Len McCluskey, the General Secretary of Unite, rejected calls being made by John McDonnell and other senior shadow cabinet members for Labour to move quickly to change its Brexit policy. He said "my message to everybody is stop panicking." Earlier, McDonnell had told Sky's Sophie Ridge that Labour "need to move now".

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Gapes – Putin’s mockery shows how Brexit is becoming a national humiliation

Commenting on Vladimir Putin’s attack on Western societies and values, Mike Gapes MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Bradshaw – Johnson’s schoolboy insults show how he’s not up to the job on Brexit

Boris Johnson reportedly got civil servants to pressure the BBC into removing embarrassing footage in which the then Foreign Secretary referred to the French as “turds”.

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CHELTENHAM GETS THE CHANCE FOR ITS VOICE TO BE HEARD ON BREXIT

Alex Chalk, the Conservative MP for Cheltenham, will speak at a capacity rally on Saturday organised by the People’s Vote campaign in his constituency, where he has a majority of just 2,569 over the Liberal Democrats.

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Matheson – Vauxhall at risk from No Deal

Commenting on Vauxhall’s announcement that new investment in Ellesmere Port will be cancelled in the event of a No Deal departure, Chris Matheson MP, said:

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Turley – Japanese FM’s comments show how dangerous Johnson’s No Deal drive really is

Ahead of the G20 meeting in Osaka Japan’s Foreign Minister Taro Kono has warned of serious consequences that would follow a No Deal departure from the European Union and said there is no chance of a new trade treaty being agreed between the UK and Japan ahead of any crash out – meaning all the advantages secured through the EU-Japan Economic Partnership treaty, which came into force in February this year, would be lost. 

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NIGEL FARAGE HAS BORIS JOHNSON IN HIS POCKET – NEW AD CAMPAIGN BY PEOPLE’S VOTE

The People’s Vote campaign is today (Thursday) launching a new advertising campaign featuring an image of Boris Johnson in the pocket of Nigel Farage.

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Kendall – Worrying drop in foreign investment a further symptom of Brexit

The latest stats from the Department for International Trade show a worrying drop in foreign investment coming into the UK in the last financial year. Additionally the Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, gave evidence to the Treasury Committee and said Brexit uncertainty has had an impact on business investment.

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Grieve – Boris Johnson's comments on Irish border expose either ignorance or recklessness

Commenting on Boris Johnson’s claims that there would be no customs checks on the Irish border in the event of No Deal, Dominic Grieve QC MP, former Attorney General and leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Bebb – Boris Johnson's support for No Deal is neither democratic nor honest

Commenting on Boris Johnson’s letter to Jeremy Hunt demanding he support leaving the EU on 31 October regardless of the circumstances, Guto Bebb MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Wilson – Time for Labour to stand up for democracy and fight for the people to be given the final say on Brexit

Commenting on reports that Labour’s Shadow Cabinet has failed to reach a clear conclusion on the party’s Brexit policy, Phil Wilson MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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