News - People's Vote

Reeves – IFS report shows catastrophic economic cost of Boris Johnson’s Brexit

A new report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies finds that No Deal would push UK debt to its highest since the 1960s.

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Lord Kerr – Briefing from Downing Street points to a Brexit crisis dragging on for a decade

An anonymous overnight briefing from Downing Street has added to the feeling that Boris Johnson is not serious about negotiating a Brexit deal with the EU, but is instead just trying to provoke enough anger to force through a disastrous No Deal.  

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Baroness Margaret Prosser – Boris Johnson’s Brexit would be a disaster for workers’ rights

Backbench Labour MP Lisa Nandy today suggested she would not support the Brexit proposals being put forward by Boris Johnson because they do not protect the Belfast Agreement and would weaken workers’ rights, environmental protections and standards in the UK.

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Lammy – Court documents show no-one can trust the Prime Minister

Government papers submitted during a court hearing have revealed that Boris Johnson has admitted he will have to write a letter asking the EU for an Article 50 extension if no deal is agreed by October 19th.

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NEW POLL SHOWS THAT THE PEOPLE WANT THE FINAL SAY ON BORIS JOHNSON’S BREXIT

A new YouGov poll of 1,620 voters published today (Thursday) gives the clearest sign yet that the people want to have the final say on Boris Johnson’s Brexit in the form of a new referendum – rather than risk leaving the decision to politicians. 

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Johnson plans to break every promise he made in 2016

Responding to the UK government’s letter to the European Commission on proposed changes to the Withdrawal Agreement, Mary Creagh MP, leading supporter of People’s Vote, said: 

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Lammy – Johnson plans to exacerbate divisions, not resolve them

Responding to Boris Johnson’s speech to Conservative conference, David Lammy MP, leading supporter of People’s Vote, said: 

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Turley – Every woman in the Commons knows words predicting violence have an effect and must stop

Responding to Conservative chairman James Cleverley’s defence of his claims there would be “unrest” and briefings from Downing Street civil servants that MPs supporting a final say referendum would be “lynched”, Anna Turley MP, leading supporter of People’s Vote, said: 

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Phillipson – Johnson proposes a Brexit by the right, for the right

Responding to Boris Johnson’s latest proposals on Brexit briefed in advance of his speech to Conservative conference, Bridget Phillipson MP, leading supporter of People’s Vote, said: 

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Johnson interviews show he cannot be trusted on Brexit

Responding to Boris Johnson’s interviews with Sky and the BBC, Dr Paul Williams MP, leading supporter of People’s Vote, said: 

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Patel’s support for No Deal undermines the fight against crime and terrorism

Responding to Home Secretary Priti Patel’s speech to Conservative Party conference, Kate Green MP, leading supporter of People’s Vote, said: 

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Grieve– Ireland proposals suggest ‘Johnson does not want any sort of deal’

Responding to overnight leaks of the UK government’s proposals for the border in Ireland, and to Boris Johnson’s confirmation he wants to see customs checks on cross-border trade, Dominic Grieve MP, Co-Chair of the People’s Vote Political Committee, said: 

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