News - People's Vote

Bebb – Many Conservatives will choose to put country ahead of party

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson today resigned as party leader north of the border, while Lord Young, who first served as a minister in 1979, also quit.

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People’s Vote campaign welcomes NHS unions’ anti-No Deal statement

Trade unions representing more than a million health workers have come together to condemn the threat of an undemocratic No Deal Brexit.

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Beckett – Boris Johnson and his Government are trashing the constitution

Reports suggest Boris Johnson will attempt to prorogue Parliament by asking the Queen to give a new Queen’s Speech on October 14th, meaning Parliament would be suspended from mid-September until just before the current Brexit deadline of October 31st.

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Grieve – Emergence of a patriotic consensus against No Deal crash out ‘very good news’

Parliamentarians opposed to a No Deal crash-out from the European Union met today and agreed to work together to block any attempt to force No Deal on the country.

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Doughty – Farage’s No Deal snake oil is a cover for reactionary politics

Nigel Farage has today announced his willingness to stitch up a deal with Boris Johnson to force No Deal on the country.

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Lucas – Johnson’s attempts to force No Deal will only succeed if Parliament capitulates to him

Opposition party representatives are meeting today to discuss strategies to prevent Boris Johnson’s Government from forcing a disastrous and undemocratic No Deal on the country.  

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Sobel – Boris Johnson’s willingness to gaslight the British public seems to have no limits

Boris Johnson today suggested that it will be “touch and go” as to whether the UK crashes out of the EU with No Deal.

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25 FORMER BRITISH AMBASSADORS WARN BREXIT WILL REDUCE BRITISH GLOBAL INFLUENCE

An open joint letter from 25 former British Ambassadors ahead of the G7 in Biarritz warns Boris Johnson that, by leaving the EU, the UK will reduce its influence in international organisations and groupings.

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Ethnic Minorities for a People’s Vote campaigning at Notting Hill Carnival this Sunday

Ethnic Minorities for a People’s Vote will be campaigning for a People’s Vote this Sunday at Notting Hill Carnival.

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CROSS-PARTY RALLY SEES EDINBURGH DEMAND “LET US BE HEARD” ON BREXIT

Hundreds of people attended a People’s Vote Let Us Be Heard rally in Edinburgh today (Thursday). Labour MPs Jess Phillips and Ian Murray, as well as SNP MP Joanna Cherry were joined by a stellar line-up of comedians at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. As well as the MPs, speakers included top comics Andrew Maxwell, Grace Campbell and Fred MacAulay as well as the renowned ‘Brexit Graffiti Granny’, Hazel Jones.

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Hain – European leaders have put Brexit ball back into Johnson’s court

Commenting on the meetings Boris Johnson has had this week with Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron Former Northern Ireland Secretary Lord Peter Hain, a leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Free movement and the NHS

Following comments from the British Medical Association, Royal College of Nurses and Unison about NHS staff shortages likely to be caused by the Government’s decision to remove the rights of EU workers to free movement in the UK leading supporter of a People’s Vote, Paul Williams MP said:  

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