News - People's Vote

Phillipson – Last 24 hours has underlined seriousness of Brexit for Nissan and the whole automotive sector

Gianluca de Ficchy, the chairman of Nissan Europe, said today that a disastrous No Deal would put Nissan’s entire European business model in jeopardy.

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Threat to deport EU citizens another disgraceful broken Brexit promise

Government minister Brandon Lewis has suggested EU citizens who miss the deadline to apply for the new ‘Settled Status’ scheme could be deported from the UK.

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Beckett – A general election is no way to solve the Brexit crisis

Commenting on the question of holding a People’s Vote ahead of a general election, Margaret Beckett MP, Co-Chair of the People’s Vote Political Committee, said:

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Soubry – IoD poll shows why thousands will be marching for a People’s Vote

The IoD have issued a poll of their members showing 48% think a No Deal would be more negative for their business than an extension of the Brexit deadline (22%).

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Phillips – emergency session of Parliament makes The March Together for a Final Say more important than ever

Commenting on the decision to recall Parliament for an emergency Saturday session for the first time since the Falklands conflict in 1982, Jess Phillips MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Huge coach fleet prepares to bring people from all corners of the country to London on October 19th, for enormous Final Say march

A fleet of over 170 coaches is being mobilised to bring thousands to London on Saturday 19th October, as campaigners prepare to march for a final say on Brexit.

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Beckett – Brexit crisis has now reached a dangerous new phase

Downing Street have published a read-out of a conversation this morning between Boris Johnson and the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, suggesting a deal with the EU is now “overwhelmingly unlikely” and “impossible not just now but ever”

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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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