News - People's Vote

Thomas – Polling shows British people know Government is making a shambolic mess of Brexit

New polling by YouGov shows disagreement with Britain’s decision to quit the European Union has reached its highest point since the 2016 Brexit referendum.

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Umunna – Prospect Union endorsement of People’s Vote a “huge moment”

Prospect, the trade union, has overwhelmingly backed a People’s Vote on the final terms of Brexit at the union’s national conference in Birmingham.

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Doughty – Freight Transport Association statement slamming Government on Brexit is “jaw-dropping”

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has put out a statement slamming the Government’s handling of the Brexit negotiations and describing “Brexit Britain” as “on the road to nowhere”.

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Leslie – New warnings for European businesses show “Brexit will cause huge damage to our economy”

New reports suggest European business are being advised to avoid using British parts ahead of Brexit due to potential problems with what are known as ‘rules of origin’.

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Bradshaw – Sadiq Khan right to say MPs should act in the best interests of their constituents and the country on Brexit Bill amendments

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has urged MPs to “be brave” and back amendments to the Government’s EU Withdrawal Bill.

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Thomas – Polling shows no mandate for a hard Brexit

Research by Opinium shows that a Brexit based on Britain keeping close ties with the Single Market is deemed more acceptable than any other Brexit model by the British public.

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Doughty – Boris Johnson could learn a thing or two from listening to his top civil servant

The Foreign Office’s top diplomat, Sir Simon McDonald, has said that Brexit will make it “more difficult” for the UK to exert global influence.

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Umunna – Outrageous for Government to schedule just one day to crucial Brexit debate

The Government has announced it is scheduling just one day to consideration of the 15 House of Lord’s amendments to the EU Withdrawal Bill. The debate is now due to take place on 12th June.  

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Jones – No wonder business leaders are frustrated over Brexit “mess”

Business leaders are reported to have told the Prime Minister that greater clarity on Brexit is urgently needed, while Number 10 have refused to deny that the Brexit White Paper has been delayed.

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