News - People's Vote

Heseltine – Trump’s dismissal of trade deal latest and greatest collapse of Brexit edifice

President Donald Trump has attacked the deal negotiated between the British Government and the European Union and said that it would effectively rule out any prospect of a trade deal between Britain and the US.

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Independent analysis shows Brexit deal would leave the UK £100 billion-a-year poorer

The first independent economic analysis of the Government’s proposed Brexit deal shows it would reduce the value of the UK’s economy by 3.9 per cent - or £100 billion a year by 2030 - compared to staying in the European Union. 

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Turley – Even Raab says this deal isn’t as good as the one we’ve already got

Responding to former Brexit secretary Dominic Raab’s comment on Radio 4 Today that he would prefer to stay in the EU than accept this Brexit deal, Anna Turley Labour MP for Redcar and leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign said:

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People’s Vote campaign launches Black Friday shop

The People’s Vote campaign today [Friday] launches a Black Friday pop-up shop in South London to demonstrate that the Government’s dodgy Brexit deal is one of the worst deals ever for the British people. 

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Streeting – Even the Government’s biggest business backers think this is a bad deal for Britain

ITV News have tonight revealed leaked emails from inside the CBI showing that the organisation's staff privately thought that the Withdrawal Agreement was "not a good deal". 

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Umunna – blindfold Brexit proposal promises “years of uncertainty”

A draft political declaration for final agreement by Sunday’s EU Council has been published today (Thursday).

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London marginals polling shows voters backing EU membership in ever-greater numbers

Conservative MPs in marginal London seats are sharply at odds with most of their constituents over the Government’s proposed Brexit deal, according to new polls released today (Thursday).

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Bebb – Threat of years of confusion and uncertainty in blindfold Brexit

Today’s talks in Brussels have failed to reach agreement and the Prime Minister will have to return on Saturday.

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Stevens – Labour moving steadily towards backing a People’s Vote

Labour shadow minister Steve Reed has today become the latest MP to call for people to take back control of Brexit and decide our country’s future through a People’s Vote, while Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has accepted that it was “difficult” to secure a general election over Brexit and that in those circumstances Parliament would “seek a majority for going for some second referendum”.

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Lucas – Parliament can vote down Government’s miserable Brexit and give the people the final say

Secretary of State for the Department of Work and Pensions, Amber Rudd, today made it clear that a no deal Brexit will not pass through the House of Commons. Additionally, senior Conservative MP Damian Collins said that, if the Brexit withdrawal agreement is voted down, the decision should be referred back to the people. And Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell re-emphasised that Labour is keeping open the option of a public vote.

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Brexit transition means Britain to lose all influence on 182 new EU rules

Britain could be left with no say on 182 new rules from the EU during the UK’s Brexit transition phase - when the British government will lose all influence in EU decision-making but be forced to adopt all new regulations under the terms of the deal - according to new analysis by the People’s Vote campaign.  

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Stevens – Time to end Brexit delusions with a People’s Vote

Following today’s Cabinet meeting the Prime Minister’s spokesperson has suggested that alternative technology could avoid the need to apply the Irish backstop – something Downing Street had firmly rejected last week.

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