News - People's Vote

Umunna – Government trying to row back on meaningful vote commitment

Discussions between the Government and the so-called ‘Conservative rebels’ appear to have broken down over an amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill that would give Parliament a ‘meaningful vote’ at the end of the Brexit negotiations.

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Dr Paul Williams – “If Brexit threatens the future of the NHS, no amount of tinkering with the immigration rules will be enough”

The Home Office are expected to announce the scrapping of immigration limits for foreign, non-EU, doctors and nurses on Friday.

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Leslie – “Brexit headwinds are turning into a gale”

Rolls Royce aerospace today announced a significant number of planned job losses, most of which will hit Derby in the East Midlands.

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Royal College of Midwives announces its support for the People’s Vote campaign

The Royal College of Midwives announced today that it is throwing its support behind a People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal.

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Lucas – Parliament and Government more divided than ever over Brexit

Two days of “ping pong” on the EU Withdrawal Bill have finished in the House of Commons

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Kyle – Russia allegation “emphasises the need for a People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal”

It has been reported Leave.EU campaign backers frequently met officials from the Russian embassy.

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Rupa Huq – Brexit meltdown “is only getting worse”

The CBI have downgraded their forecast for economic growth for 2018 and warned that “risks remain … skewed to the downside. In particular a more disorderly outcome to EU negotiations”.

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Streeting – Boris Johnson detests the Chancellor “because he tells the truth” about Brexit

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has today delivered a ‘reality check’ to Brexit advocates stating, in Germany, that “we will have to give up some of the advantages of [EU] membership”.

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Murray – Theresa May’s flimsy Brexit proposal lasted less than 24 hours

The Brexit negotiations look set for further chaos and turmoil after Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, today effectively ruled out the UK Government’s new proposal on the so-called ‘backstop’ proposal.

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Kyle – David Davis reportedly on verge of quitting shows how badly Brexit negotiations are going

There is reportedly more uncertainty today about whether or not the Brexit Secretary, David Davis, will resign over disagreements relating to the Government’s plans for the Northern Ireland so-called ‘backstop’ proposal.

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Leslie – New backstop proposal “would be laughable if it weren’t so serious”

The Government has published a new proposal for the so-called ‘backstop’ option for the Northern Ireland border, after a morning of tense talks between Theresa May and David Davis.

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Umunna – Shambles of Brexit means Alan Duncan right to back a People’s Vote

The Foreign Office Minister and Deputy to Boris Johnson, Alan Duncan MP, has thrown the Government’s opposition to a People’s Vote into confusion after reportedly agreeing today that there could be a People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal negotiated by the Government.

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