News - People's Vote

Sharma – Number of people who think Brexit going well now comparable to number who think global warming is a hoax

New polling by YouGov suggests just 10% of the UK public think Brexit is going well, with 73% thinking it’s going badly. That includes 70% of Leave voters.

Read more

Huq – Theresa May is right: Brexit is "a choice between the unacceptable and the unpalatable"

In a letter to Conservative MPs this evening, the Prime Minister has claimed the choice facing the UK on Brexit is between “the unacceptable” and “the unpalatable”.

Read more

Murray – Boris Johnson is utterly shameless

BuzzFeed News has obtained a leaked audio recording of Boris Johnson, the Foreign Secretary, admitting that the UK may well end up with a Brexit deal that is “far worse” than what Brexit supporters had hoped for.

Read more

Creasy – PM’s failure to confirm publication date of promised Brexit White Paper creates “unprecedented” situation

At Prime Minister’s Questions today, Theresa May failed to say when her Government’s promised ‘Brexit White Paper’ would be published.

Read more

Murray – Squabble between May and Davis is battle of the baldies over a comb

Speculation has grown throughout the day that David Davis and Number 10 are locked in a fight over the so-called “backstop” on the Irish border.

Read more

Thomas – Polling shows British people know Government is making a shambolic mess of Brexit

New polling by YouGov shows disagreement with Britain’s decision to quit the European Union has reached its highest point since the 2016 Brexit referendum.

Read more

Umunna – Prospect Union endorsement of People’s Vote a “huge moment”

Prospect, the trade union, has overwhelmingly backed a People’s Vote on the final terms of Brexit at the union’s national conference in Birmingham.

Read more

Doughty – Freight Transport Association statement slamming Government on Brexit is “jaw-dropping”

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has put out a statement slamming the Government’s handling of the Brexit negotiations and describing “Brexit Britain” as “on the road to nowhere”.

Read more

Leslie – New warnings for European businesses show “Brexit will cause huge damage to our economy”

New reports suggest European business are being advised to avoid using British parts ahead of Brexit due to potential problems with what are known as ‘rules of origin’.

Read more

Bradshaw – Sadiq Khan right to say MPs should act in the best interests of their constituents and the country on Brexit Bill amendments

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has urged MPs to “be brave” and back amendments to the Government’s EU Withdrawal Bill.

Read more

Thomas – Polling shows no mandate for a hard Brexit

Research by Opinium shows that a Brexit based on Britain keeping close ties with the Single Market is deemed more acceptable than any other Brexit model by the British public.

Read more

Doughty – Boris Johnson could learn a thing or two from listening to his top civil servant

The Foreign Office’s top diplomat, Sir Simon McDonald, has said that Brexit will make it “more difficult” for the UK to exert global influence.

Read more