News - People's Vote

Soubry – Sam Gyimah has put the national interest first and foremost

Commenting on Sam Gyimah’s interview with the Today Programme about his resignation from the Government, Anna Soubry MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Greening – Sam Gyimah recognised the huge shortcomings of the PM’s deal

Commenting on decision of Sam Gyimah to resign from the Government, Justine Greening MP, former Secretary of State for Education and leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Lucas - Ministers are playing political games not acting in the national interest

Commenting on the Prime Minister’s remarks at the G20 in Argentina, Caroline Lucas MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Mandelson: Mrs May’s deal will damage trade

Commenting on the Government’s claims about Brexit and trade, Lord (Peter) Mandelson, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign and former EU Trade Commissioner, said:

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People’s Vote makes formal complaint over TV debate format which confines other points of view to a sideshow

The People’s Vote campaign has tonight written to the BBC and Ofcom following about media reports it is proceeding with a plan to go ahead with a debate between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn with other points of view confined to a sideshow.  Such a debate format risks damaging the BBC's deserved reputation for fairness and impartiality, and any decision that excludes the voice of millions of people supporting our position – or confines it to the margins of the debate – does not serve the interests of our democracy.

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Bradshaw – Prime Minister’s evidence confirms Britain getting weaker thanks to Brexit

The Prime Minister gave evidence on Brexit to the House of Commons Liaison Committee this morning.

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Prime Minister and Home Secretary admit Government’s Brexit ‘deal’ offers no guarantee of access to vital EU security databases

The Prime Minister this morning told the House of Commons Liason Committee that British access to key anti-crime databases following Brexit was not yet secure and earlier this week Home Secretary Sajid Javid admitted there is “no guarantee” that, under the Government’s Brexit plans, British police and security services will continue to be able to access vital EU data sharing schemes that that help our forces track criminals, deport wanted fugitives, and find missing persons.

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Jo Johnson urges MPs to avoid “a worst of all worlds” Brexit

Jo Johnson MP will tomorrow (Thursday) urge Conservative MPs to oppose a Brexit deal that will long term damage to both their party and the country.

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Streeting – Nobody voted to be worse off or to lose their job

The Bank of England have released their analysis of the economic impact of Brexit and predict any sort of Brexit will cut economic growth.

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Umunna – Government analysis shows all forms of Brexit worse than staying in EU

The Government’s economic analysis of Brexit shows that all forms of Brexit would make the UK significantly worse off than staying in the EU.  

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McGovern – Chancellor concedes Government’s deal is worse than staying in the EU

The Chancellor has admitted this morning that the Government’s Brexit proposals will create impediments to trade and will leave the country worse off than staying in the EU.

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Bradshaw – Health Secretary has admitted there is no NHS dividend

The Health Secretary Matt Hancock, in evidence to the Commons Health Committee this afternoon, stated that the NHS would receive a £20.5 billion increase in funding regardless of the outcome of any votes on Brexit.

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