News - People's Vote

Phillipson – Parliament has had three chances to vote on this deal, the people are waiting for their first

Commenting on the defeat of the Government’s Withdrawal Agreement in Parliament today, Bridget Phillipson MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said: 

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Lucas – Government trying to tie the tightest of blindfold Brexits on Parliament

Commenting on the Government’s attempts to get its motion passed today, Caroline Lucas MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said: 

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Murray – We now know Brexit is making us worse off

Commenting on the latest growth figures, released by the ONS this morning, Ian Murray MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Bryant – Government attempt to force vote an anti-democratic slight of hand

Commenting on the Government’s latest manoeuvres, Chris Bryant MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said: 

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Bradshaw – Latest attempt to force through broken Brexit deal is a voyage into the unknown

Commenting on the Government’s latest efforts to resurrect its twice-rejected Brexit deal, Ben Bradshaw MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said: 

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Watson – Tonight has shown growing support for Kyle-Wilson compromise

Commenting on the results of tonight’s indicative votes, Tom Watson MP, the deputy leader of the Labour Party and a supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said: 

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Any Brexit deal must go back to the People

The People’s Vote campaign today publishes (http://bit.ly/2FzSlDt) a new analysis exposing the risks of alternative Brexit proposals and warns that any such plan is likely to fail unless the public are given the final say.

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Kellner – Polling shows that now voters know what ‘leave’ really means they reject Brexit options

New data from the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) shows that 54% of voters, who expressed a preference, would now vote to stay in the EU, compared to 46% who would support leaving. 

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Bebb - more nails in the coffin of a Brexit deal few have ever wanted

Commenting on tonight’s votes in the Commons and the resignations of three ministers, Guto Bebb MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said: 

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Former civil service chiefs warn of threat to officials’ neutrality

Rachel Sylvester has tonight reported in The Times that minutes from last week’s Cabinet, written by the Cabinet secretary Sir Mark Sedwill, suggest that ministers discussed how they were “committed to delivering Brexit — not to do so would be damaging to the Conservative Party”.

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Phillipson – Prime Minister still refusing to face up to reality

Commenting on the Prime Minister’s statement to the House of Commons this afternoon, Bridget Phillipson MP, a leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Lucas – Would be ridiculous to leave the EU because some MPs were frightened of elections

Commenting on the coming week’s votes on Brexit in the House of Commons, Caroline Lucas MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:.

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