News - People's Vote

Dame Margaret Beckett – Any Brexit extra time must be used to give the British people the final say

Speaking at a People's Vote press conference at the Foreign Press Association in London today, Margaret Beckett MP, the former Foreign Secretary, will say: 

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Murray – DUP will never be forgiven if they allow themselves to be bought

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) are reportedly continuing discussions with the Government over what terms they would require to back the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal.

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Bebb – ministers cannot force broken Brexit on people of Britain

Commenting on the Speaker’s ruling, Guto Bebb MP, leading supporter of a People’s Vote, said:

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Guto Bebb – There is nothing patriotic about voting for a deal which makes the country poorer

Commenting on Theresa May’s plea today to MPs to support her Brexit deal, Guto Bebb MP, leading supporter of People’s Vote said:

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SUPPORT FOR A PEOPLE’S VOTE SURGES AS PUBLIC REJECT BREXIT ALTERNATIVES FOR “FAILING TO HONOUR” 2016 REFERENDUM

Support for a new public vote on Brexit has surged in the days since Theresa May’s Brexit deal was decisively rejected by MPs for a second time, according to a new YouGov survey.

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TOP LAWYERS - LATEST GOVERNMENT LEGAL RUSE ON BREXIT BACKSTOP IS “PLAINLY WRONG” AND “ADDS NOTHING OF VALUE”

Desperate efforts by the Government to show how a post-Brexit UK might terminate the Northern Ireland backstop are today dismissed by some of the leading legal minds on international and EU law.

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Today’s debate in Parliament

A spokesperson for the People’s Vote campaign said:

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Guto Bebb – Blackmail from the Government should be treated with contempt

Commenting on the resignation of Sarah Newton as a DWP minister and the Government’s tabling of a new motion in Parliament on extending the Brexit deadline, Guto Bebb MP, a leading supporter of People’s Vote, said:

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Chris Bryant – Tonight’s result shows there is no majority or appetite for Government’s ‘No Deal’ brinkmanship

Commenting on the Government’s defeat tonight, former deputy leader of the House of Commons and leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, Chris Bryant MP, said:

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Comparing the OBR’s pre-Brexit Forecast with the Brexit Reality

New figures released today by the OBR have shown that wages and investment are significantly lower than was forecast before the Brexit referendum.

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McGovern – Brexit is doing deep and lasting economic damage

Commenting on the Chancellor’s Spring Statement, Alison McGovern MP, leading supporter of a People’s Vote, said: 

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Lord Mandelson – Tariffs and customs proposals not serious or sustainable

The Government have announced its plans to “temporarily” suspend almost all customs checks in Northern Ireland in the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit – even though such an approach risks infringement action under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), the foundational treaty on international trade. 

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