News - People's Vote

Bradshaw – No deal Brexit “not what anyone voted for”

The Government has today published a series of technical notices about the implications of a disastrous no deal Brexit. They warn that consumers would face slower and more costly credit card payments when they buy EU products, and British citizens living abroad could lose access to their bank accounts. They also confirm that, in the case of no deal, “the free circulation of goods between the UK and EU would cease”.

 

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Umunna – British people bracing for impact of Brexit

A new report published today (Thursday) by KPMG finds that the British public now think a no deal Brexit is likely and are planning to drastically cut down their spending as a result.  

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Huq – No deal papers will show "Brexit turning into a disaster for our country"

The Government will tomorrow publish a series of Brexit impact assessments regarding the practical consequences of crashing out of the EU without a deal.

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Doughty – Missing October deadline would "move us closer to the cliff-edge"

Michel Barnier today warned that the UK and EU may not reach an agreement by the October EU Summit deadline.

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Umunna – Hunt trying to adopt more positions than a yoga teacher

The Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, is visiting Washington and will deliver a speech calling for the EU to apply more sanctions on Russia and to warn of the dangers of a "messy divorce" from the EU.

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Kyle - Liam Fox is shrinking Britain’s global ambitions

Liam Fox will use a speech today to claim Britain can be a  "21st Century exporting superpower" post Brexit, but has quietly downgraded Britain’s previous £1 trillion export target to just over £715 billion.

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Lucas – Real damage to democracy would come from forcing through a bad Brexit

Speaking on Today on Radio 4 this morning, the Shadow International Trade Secretary, Barry Gardiner, claimed that having a People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal would be “playing with our democracy, it’s playing with the foundations of country in a way that is really damaging.”

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Leaked letter from NHS Providers warns of Brexit risk to health service

Both a disastrous no deal Brexit and Theresa May’s hard Brexit pose a serious risk to the functioning of the health service, according to a leaked letter from NHS Providers.

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McGrory – Farage has had more comebacks than Sinatra, just without the success

Nigel Farage has announced he’s returning to frontline politics in order to challenge what he describes as Theresa May’s “fraudulent” Brexit proposal.

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Umunna - Government making no deal Brexit more likely

The Government is about to begin a series of publications on the risk of a no deal Brexit, which is actively being promoted by some Cabinet Ministers and the Brextremists in the Conservative Party. This scenario would be catastrophic for the UK. 

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Lucas – No deal, bad Brexit or blind Brexit would all be “disastrous for this country”

The Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has said that a “messy” no-deal Brexit “would be a mistake we would regret for generations”. He later tweeted a clarification stating that, in the case of no deal, the UK “would survive and prosper”.

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Universities and students in Scotland to face Brexit ‘double-whammy’

From Edinburgh to Strathclyde, and from Aberdeen to St Andrews, Scotland prides itself on its history of providing world-class education and cutting-edge university research.

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