News - People's Vote

Campaigners to hold rally for a People’s Vote in Cambridge on Brexit as new research finds bills rocket due to “Brexit bump”

The campaign for a People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal is to hold a rally for hundreds of people in Cambridge this Saturday as new research has found people living across East of England are already feeling the damaging impact of Brexit - with household bills up by nearly £500 since the 2016 EU Referendum.  

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Leslie – Fire sale Sterling sell-off would be a disaster

Bank of America Merrill Lynch have today warned that a hard Brexit could lead to a massive sell-off of Sterling by central banks that hold the British currency as part of their currency reserves.

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Brake – PM clearly doesn’t believe Brexit is in best interests of the country

Theresa May has again failed to say whether she would vote for Brexit now, according to Sky News.

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Thomas – Brexiters reduced to celebrating roll-over of existing EU trade deals

Theresa May has announced an agreement for a post-Brexit roll-over of existing EU trade deals with 6 African countries.

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Streeting – ‘Blind leading the blind’ too generous to describe Government’s approach to Brexit

Downing Street has reportedly refused to guarantee that it will publish ‘no deal’ economic modelling before MPs are asked to vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal.

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Doughty – Brexit threatens to trash the UK’s relationships with Africa

The Prime Minister has begun a three-day trip to Africa.

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Murray – Theresa May’s Chequers proposal is dead in the water

Speaking earlier today, President Macron dealt a further blow to the Prime Minister’s Chequers proposal, saying that Brexit “can't come at the expense of the European Union's integrity”.

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Young activists join political leaders for a People’s Vote rally for the North East

Details have been announced today of politicians, activists and campaigners who will speak at the rally for a People’s Vote in Newcastle this Saturday (August 25). 

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North East exporters face £250 million in extra costs each year after Brexit

New analysis of trade statistics by HMRC and the World Trade Organisation, released today by the People’s Vote campaign, shows that businesses in the North East would face a £250 million increase per year in exporting costs after Brexit due to new barriers and tariffs imposed on goods sold to European markets.

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The North East of England is no longer backing Brexit - YouGov

The North East of England which voted overwhelmingly for Brexit in 2016 by a 16-point margin is now an exact 50/50 even split about whether to leave or stay in the EU, according to new polling by YouGov for the People’s Vote campaign.

 

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Voters blame the Government for Britain’s botched Brexit according to huge new poll

Downing Street’s strategy of trying to pin the blame on the EU for a disastrous botched Brexit looks set to backfire with a huge new YouGov poll today demonstrating that the overwhelming majority of the public are already pointing the finger directly at the Government.

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Leslie – Chancellor fires off “Brexit bazooka”

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, today sent a letter to the Chair of the Treasury Committee, Nicky Morgan, in which he admitted that a no deal Brexit would have “large fiscal consequences” including that “borrowing would be around £80 billion a year higher…by 2033/34”.

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