News - People's Vote

Wilson – “Stark warning” from the car industry about risks of hard Brexit

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has today warned that investment in the UK motor industry has halved in the first half of 2018 as a result of Brexit uncertainty.

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Murray – BMW warning shows Brexit could inflict “grave economic damage”

BMW are today warning that Brexit could force UK plant closures if it leads to delays in importing components from Europe.

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People’s Vote petition smashes targets with over 125,000 signatures in 48 hours

The official petition demanding a People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal has smashed all targets within 48 hours of being launched at Saturday’s march on Parliament.

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TOO BIG TO IGNORE: AT LEAST 100,000 PEOPLE MARCH ON PARLIAMENT TO DEMAND A PEOPLE’S VOTE

Today’s People’s Vote March has massively exceeded expectations with at least 100,000 people marching from Pall Mall down Whitehall to Parliament.

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Entrepreneur – why I will be on the People’s March for a People’s Vote

Rex Sandbach runs a business in the West of England that makes specialist epoxies that are transported all over Europe and often used for medical treatments. He is deeply concerned about the impact of the botched Brexit negotiations on his firm’s future. Today’s news about Airbus only demonstrates that the threat his business faces is also facing some of the biggest employers in the UK.

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Jones – Government not listening to business as Airbus jobs on the line

Airbus are considering walking away from investment in the UK because of the state of the Brexit negotiations.

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Umunna – Polling shows “momentum building” behind campaign for a People’s Vote on Brexit

New polling suggests huge support for a People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal, ahead of Saturday’s March for a People’s Vote in London. 

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HUGE DEMONSTRATION IN WESTMINSTER WILL GIVE VOICE TO THE PEOPLE ON BREXIT

Tens of thousands will be marching to Parliament on Saturday June 23 to demand a People's Vote on the final Brexit deal.   

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Thomas – “Serious questions still remain” over Government plan on EU settled status

The Government have published their statement of Intent on implementing their settled status scheme for EU citizens in the UK. The document spells out how the Government intends to roll out its new system as well as how EU nationals can apply for settled status in the UK.

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Murray – Time for the Government to take Irish border question seriously

The Irish Taoiseach made it clear this morning in Dublin that little or no substantive progress has been made in addressing the question of the border on the island of Ireland in the Brexit negotiations.

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Bradshaw – “The Prime Minister dare not sack Boris Johnson or even force him to vote for her policies”

Greg Hands today resigned as International Trade Minister over the Government’s decision to support expansion of Heathrow.

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Leslie – “Hammond must stick to his guns on ‘Brexit dividend’”

The Chancellor delivers the annual Mansion House speech this evening and commentary has centred on his refusal to endorse the idea of a “Brexit dividend” in pre-released extracts of his speech.

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