News - People's Vote

Research shows Brexit means Brie-xit

Research published by LSE today shows that, when it comes to dairy products, the Government’s Brexit strategy has more holes than a Swiss cheese.

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Umunna – Government squabbles over Brexit while jobs are at risk

Ministers continue to brief against one another and against Downing Street as the Government’s proposals on Brexit continue to crumble.

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Kyle – Financial services sector must not be sacrificed on the altar of hard Brexit

The Financial Times is reporting that the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, is warning financial services companies that they may need to seek “alternative pathways to growth” as a result of Brexit.

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Grove-White – Fox comments show shambolic Government lurching towards no deal Brexit

The Sunday Times is reporting that International Trade Secretary, Liam Fox, now says a no deal Brexit is more likely than agreeing a deal with the EU.

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Leslie – Police should be fighting crime not preparing for a post-Brexit shambles

The I newspaper is tonight reporting that the Government are considering plans to cancel police leave after Brexit.

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Sir Vince Cable and Sarah Wollaston to headline People’s Vote rally for the South West

Details have been announced today of politicians, activists and South West campaigners who will speak at the rally for a People’s Vote in Bristol next Saturday (August 11)

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Leslie – Carney right to warn of the Brexit risks

On the Today Programme this morning the Governor of the Bank of England described a no deal Brexit as “highly undesirable” and outlined how the UK has under-performed the global economy since 2016’s referendum.

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Williams – May’s hard Brexit is very bad news for the NHS and doctors know it

NHS doctors think that Brexit threatens to be very bad news indeed for the NHS, a new academic-led study has revealed.

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Leslie – Interest rate rise sign of Brexit weakness

The Bank of England has increased the base rate by 0.25% to 0.75%.

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McGovern – No part of the UK needs a People’s Vote more than Northern Ireland

The negative impact of the threat of Brexit on the Northern Ireland economy is growing according to the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce, with close to one-third (32%) of companies surveyed saying Brexit is having an adverse impact on their business, compared to one-fifth (20%) two years ago.

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Leslie – Blind Brexit or No Deal Brexit offer nothing good to the people of Britain

Speculation that the European Union will wave Britain out of the EU with a warmly-worded, yet specifics-free, political declaration about future relationships between the UK and its largest trading partner, demonstrate how the mess of the UK Government’s negotiating strategy after the Chequers car crash is taking us closer to a disastrous, disorderly and chaotic Brexit.

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Kyle – Nobody voted to put health at risk

Pharma giant Sanofi has reportedly stockpiled 14 weeks of drugs and vaccines in preparation for a no deal Brexit. Additionally, the company has warned that quality control procedures could be at risk and jobs could be lost in Britain in the event of such a disastrous outcome. 

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