News - People's Vote

Streeting – Brexit promises to Labour MPs not worth the newsprint they are printed on

The Government have stepped up their efforts to entice Labour MPs to vote for Brexit, briefing newspapers that ministers would consider spending increases and changes in the law on workers’ rights if Labour MPs would back the Government. 

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Reeves – Hunt shows Government staggering from crisis to crisis

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt this morning told the BBC that the Government “may need extra time” and be forced to extend the Brexit deadline despite having ordered MPs to vote against doing that earlier this week.

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Soubry – the Backstop is the ERG’s excuse, not its reason

The People’s Vote campaign have today (Wednesday) published new analysis into the real motivations of the 118 Conservative MPs who voted against the Prime Minister’s Withdrawal Agreement. 

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Hain – MPs should be ashamed of Backstop vote

The House of Commons last night voted to send the Prime Minister back to Brussels to attempt a re-negotiation of the Irish ‘Backstop’.

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Soubry – New Brexit proposals a “recipe for no deal Brexit”

Commenting on the new Brexit proposals dubbed ‘The Malthouse Compromise’, Anna Soubry MP, leading supporter of People’s Vote, said:

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Soubry – It is never clear what Boris Johnson believes

Commenting on Boris Johnson’s latest apparent flip-flop on Brexit, Anna Soubry MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Lord Hain – Clock ticking ever louder but Downing Street still playing dangerous games of brinkmanship

Interviews conducted today by Government ministers and by the Irish Foreign Minister, Simon Coveney, revealed ongoing tensions around the Irish ‘backstop’.

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Campaigners taking to the streets this Saturday to demand People’s Vote

Groups campaigning for a People’s Vote will be out in force this Saturday (26 January) for a day of action across the UK.

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McMorrin – Brexit will make poverty, homelessness and public services worse

Commenting on Ian Lavery’s article in the Guardian, Anna McMorrin MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Susan Elan Jones MP – “I believe Dyson should pay back every penny”

Despite already being one of Britain’s richest men, Sir James Dyson’s decision to move his company’s HQ to Singapore could well be motivated by his obsessive desire to lower his corporate tax bill, new research from the People’s Vote campaign suggests.

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Reeves – Chancellor should rule out ‘no deal’ and end the blackmail

Chancellor Philip Hammond told the BBC this morning the UK faces “very significant disruption” from a no deal Brexit.

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Stevens – Norwegian solution does not work for UK

Norwegian Trade and Industry Minister Torbjørn Røe Isaksen has told the BBC that Norwegian ministers are forced to wait in a corridor when the EU makes decisions they are obliged to implement.

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