News - People's Vote

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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Saville-Roberts – Brecon and Radnorshire result should give snap general election plotters in Downing Street pause for thought

The Liberal Democrats have won the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election.

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RAAB ACCUSED OF ‘MISLEADING PUBLIC’ OVER NO DEAL CLAIMS

Former Foreign Office minister Ben Bradshaw MP has written to the Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, accusing him of misleading the public by claiming he and other Leave campaigners frequently raised the possibility of a disastrous No Deal during the 2016 Brexit referendum.

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McKinnell – New Bank of England report shows reality of Brexit is the “exact opposite” of what was promised in 2016

The Bank of England is downgrading its economic forecasts for the UK economy due to the ongoing Brexit crisis, and is now predicting a one-in-three chance of a recession, even in the case of a so-called ‘orderly’ Brexit, meaning Brexit with some form of deal. They predict a disastrous No Deal would lead to even lower economic growth and the pound potentially falling to historic lows.

 

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Reeves – Crashing out of Europe would be a disaster for our economy and humiliation for our country

Evidence of the enormous cost to the British people of the Government’s reckless and damaging drive towards No Deal has become dramatically clearer overnight as the Government were forced to announce an emergency boost in funding for No Deal counter-measures and it was revealed:

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Smith – more and more of our money being spent on No Deal no one voted for

The Government have significantly increased the sum of money allocated to efforts to repair some of the damage No Deal will inevitably cause.

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Former Secretary of State Hain challenges Johnson over reality of Northern Ireland

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in Northern Ireland today – for his first visit as PM. He is refusing to meet the Irish Taoiseach or engage in any talks with the Irish government despite the UK government’s obligations under the Good Friday Agreement (Section 1(3)) to maintain equality and mutual respect as the basis of relationships within Northern Ireland, between North and South, and between these islands.”

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SOLD-OUT PEOPLE’S VOTE RALLY IN BIRMINGHAM DEMANDS “LET US BE HEARD” ON BREXIT

The Conservative former Deputy Prime Minister Michael Heseltine joins Labour MP Jess Phillips at a sold-out People’s Vote ‘Let Us Be Heard’ rally in Birmingham tonight (Tuesday) alongside legendary football commentator Clive Tyldesley and a host of other speakers.

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