News - People's Vote

McGovern – New figures show “Brexit is already weakening our economy”

The Office of National Statistics has revised down growth estimates for the first quarter of 2018 and reported falling levels of business investment, citing the Bank of England’s warning that, “Brexit uncertainty was weighing down discretionary or expansionary investment for some medium- to larger-sized businesses, or those with a greater international focus”.

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Campaigners set to take to the streets for largest ever People’s Vote National Day of Action

Groups campaigning for a People’s Vote will be out in force this Saturday (29 September) for the largest ever People’s Vote National Day of Action, with over 100 groups taking part across the UK. 

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Lammy – Labour is uniting around the demand for a People’s Vote

Jeremy Corbyn has delivered his speech to Labour’s annual conference.

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Wilson – Labour has the chance to unite around “clear, strong and popular” position on Brexit

Labour’s Annual Conference in Liverpool has overwhelmingly adopted a motion that endorses the idea of a People’s Vote and which keeps the option of staying in the EU on the table.

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Swinson – British People will never back a no deal Brexit

The Prime Minister has told journalists travelling with her to the UN General Assembly that “I have always said no deal is better than a bad deal” and endorsed “no deal” as a better option than the EU’s current offer to the UK.

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McGovern – Standing ovation for Starmer shows how far Labour has come

Shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer has indicated Labour will vote against any Brexit ‘deal’ that doesn’t match the party’s six tests on Brexit, including any ‘blindfold’ Brexit.

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Lammy – Labour must listen to members and back a People’s Vote with right to stay in the EU

Responding to comments by Labour Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell this morning, David Lammy MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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"Fantastic turnout" for People's Vote March for the Many

The organisers’ official estimate is that at least 5,000 people have joined the “People’s Vote March for the Many” in Liverpool this afternoon.

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People's Vote campaign welcomes positive signs from Labour leadership ahead of mass rally

Leading supporters of a People’s Vote today welcomed signs that the Labour leadership was listening to its membership after a new poll revealed they want - by a margin of nine to one - the public to take the final decision on the outcome of Brexit negotiations.

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Labour members demand a People’s Vote by a margin of more than 9 to 1 – YouGov poll

A total of 86 per cent of Labour members support a People’s Vote on the outcome of the Brexit negotiations with just 8 per cent remaining opposed, according to a YouGov poll published at the start of the party conference in Liverpool. When “don’t knows” are excluded, the party’s rank-and-file now back giving the UK electorate a final say on the Brexit talks by 91 to 9 per cent.

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Williams – Brexit already putting medical supplies at risk

The European Medicines Agency has said 39 medicines are on its Brexit watch list.

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McDonnell concedes staying in the EU an option for Labour

John McDonnell has conceded that the motion agreed at Labour conference last night keeps the option of a People’s Vote, including the choice of staying in the European Union, on the table. 

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