News - People's Vote

REVEALED: Trump’s plan to undermine British consumers’ right to choose what we eat

The Trump Administration could not be clearer about the scope and ambition of its plans for a trade deal with Brexit Britain with Ambassador Woody Johnson saying: “The entire economy, everything that is traded, would be on the table.”

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Trump’s Plans for Britain revealed – chlorine chicken is just the start

Donald Trump is using his state visit to back a No Deal crash out Brexit because he knows a weakened Britain will then be forced to accept the “America First” terms he dictates to the new Prime Minister.

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Lucas – Trump’s backing for Brexit, Farage and Johnson shows why the people must have the final say

Commenting on Donald Trump’s endorsement of Boris Johnson, Caroline Lucas MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Antoniazzi – There is no mandate for No Deal

Commenting on the CBI’s warning over a No Deal Brexit, Tonia Antoniazzi MP, said:

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Chancellor Hammond becomes latest senior Tory to back People’s Vote as a solution to Brexit crisis

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has become the most senior of leading Conservatives to suggest that a People’s Vote is the solution to the Westminster gridlock, and to warn of the risks of the likely alternatives – a general election or No Deal. He also suggested he would be prepared to vote against the next Conservative government in a vote of no confidence to avoid a No Deal crash out.

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Streeting – Time for Corbyn to stop wriggling and start leading

Jeremy Corbyn has given an interview in which his position on supporting a People’s Vote remains ambiguous. He said “We don’t back a re-run of 2016. That happened. That’s gone. What I do say is that if Parliament cam come to an agreement then it’s reasonable, if Parliament wishes it, there should be a public vote on it. But that is some way off.”

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People’s Vote response to Jeremy Corbyn

Responding to Jeremy Corbyn’s statement this evening (Wednesday), Bridget Phillipson, Labour MP and leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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HESELTINE WARNS CONSERVATIVES AGAINST BEING INFECTED BY POISONOUS POLITICS OF FARAGE

Lord Heseltine tonight serves warning that the Conservative Party is in grave danger of being captured by the “narrow nationalism, phobia-filled and poisonous politics of Nigel Farage”.

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Whitfield – UK Labour should now follow Scots’ lead

Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard has announced a radical repositioning of the party’s approach to a People’s Vote: saying Scottish Labour will support a new public vote on any form of Brexit and that the party must campaign for the UK to stay in Europe.

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More Conservatives point to People’s Vote as way out of the crisis

Even as contenders for the party leadership supporting a no deal crash out of the EU, yet more leading Conservatives have stated that a People’s Vote on Brexit is emerging as the only realistic way for their party to end the Parliamentary gridlock.

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Bebb – Jeremy Hunt needs to outline his alternative plan

Current Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has warned that pursuing a “no deal” Brexit would be “political suicide” for the Conservative Party, while former Foreign Secretary William Hague has written in the Daily Telegraph that it might not be possible to leave the EU on 31 October and that the shifting politics of Westminster mean that the Government will need to look for cross-party support for any approach it takes.

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Success of parties that clearly back a People’s Vote is the real story of the European Parliamentary elections

Analysis of last night’s European Parliamentary election results shows that parties giving full-throated backing for a People’s Vote were the clear winners of the contest.

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