News - People's Vote

Bebb – Johnson yet to learn the lessons of Theresa May’s premiership on Brexit

Commenting on Boris Johnson’s appointment as Prime Minister, Guto Bebb, Conservative MP and supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said: 

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Bebb – Boris Johnson’s support from 0.1% is no sort of mandate for No Deal

Commenting on the outcome of the Conservative leadership election, Guto Bebb, Conservative MP and leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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NEW DOSSIER - The Six Tests Boris Johnson has set himself for Brexit

Today (Tuesday) Boris Johnson is expected to be elected as leader of the Conservative Party, before being appointed as Prime Minister on Wednesday.

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Baroness Ros Altmann – Encouraging to see Hammond and Gauke joining other Conservatives in standing up against No Deal

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, announced this morning on The Andrew Marr Show that he’ll resign on Wednesday if, as expected, Boris Johnson wins the race to become the next Prime Minister. Hammond made it clear he is planning to resign because he is not willing to facilitate a disastrous No Deal on October 31 without the consent of Parliament. 

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Lee – More and more Conservatives standing up for democracy and our country

The Government has been defeated on a series of amendments today, limiting the ability of a future Prime Minister to prorogue Parliament in an attempt to force through a disastrous No Deal. The vote on the main cross-party amendment was 315-274, a majority of 41. Several senior ministers abstained and Margot James, a minister in DCMS, resigned to vote against the Government.

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Reeves – OBR report highlights the outrage against democracy of No Deal

The independent Office of Budget Responsibility have today issued their assessment of the potential impact of No Deal.

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Grieve – Johnson’s plans are astonishing and undemocratic and he’s heading for a fall

Commenting on Boris Johnson’s refusal to even consider a revised backstop, and on his continued refusal to rule out suspending Parliament, Rt. Hon. Dominic Grieve QC MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Johnson’s backstop stance sends the pound crashing and holiday costs soaring

The value of the pound has plunged this morning on the back of Boris Johnson’s hardening of his support for No Deal – meaning it is inevitable that the cost of everything from petrol at the pumps to two weeks holiday in Spain will rise. 

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New Report - A People’s Vote is the only viable and democratic route to end the Brexit crisis

Rt. Hon. Dame Margaret Beckett MP and Rt. Hon. Dominic Grieve QC MP, the joint Political Chairs of the People’s Vote campaign, will today (Tuesday) launch a new report entitled Six Dead-Ends, One Cliff-Edge, Only One Way Out.

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Antoniazzi – Shocking that Johnson and Hunt refuse to condemn Trump

Commenting on the failure of Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to condemn Donald Trump’s latest racist outburst, Tonia Antoniazzi MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Stevens – Fox needs schoolchildren onside for endless and fruitless negotiations

Commenting on Liam Fox’s claim that trade policy should be taught as part of the school curriculum, Jo Stevens MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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EMILY THORNBERRY LEADS ATTACK ON BORIS JOHNSON’S “DANGEROUS” BREXIT AT A PEOPLE’S VOTE RALLY IN HIS CONSTITUENCY

Emily Thornberry told a packed People’s Vote “Let Us Be Heard” rally in Uxbridge, the London constituency of Boris Johnson, that the “shameless, craven and cowardly” local MP’s plan to impose Brexit on the rest of the country posed a real danger to every citizen of the UK.

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