News - People's Vote

Lord Pickles latest senior Tory to support a People’s Vote to break Brexit deadlock

Lord Eric Pickles, the former Conservative Party chairman, has today become the latest senior Tory to back a People’s Vote as the only way to solve the Brexit crisis.

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Phillipson – Local election results show Labour voters want a People’s Vote on Brexit

Responding to the local election results, Bridget Phillipson, Labour MP for Houghton & Sunderland South and a leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Swinson – ferry pay-out is a new low for Brexit farce

The Government is to cancel contracts awarded to ferry companies to provide extra capacity in the case of a no deal Brexit. The cancellation is expected to cost tens of millions, perhaps as much as £56 million – money that will be paid to companies not to provide a service. This bill comes on top of £33 million that the Government has had to agree to pay Eurotunnel to settle an earlier legal dispute about how contracts were awarded.

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Bebb – Brexit deal stitched-up behind closed doors would have little legitimacy with the public

Reports today suggest the Government is waiting until after the local elections this week, and will then try and conclude the details of a Brexit deal with Labour.

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Labour has done the “bare minimum” on a People’s Vote

Following Labour’s National Executive Committee meeting today where the party agreed to re-state existing conference policy in its European Parliamentary Manifesto, Bridget Phillipson, the Labour MP for Houghton & Sunderland South and a leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Thomas – Brexit plunging social care into crisis

It is reported that Four Seasons Health Care, one of the UK’s largest providers of social care is on the verge of collapsing into administration. Four Seasons employs 20,000 people and provides care for 17,000 in 343 care homes.

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Stevens – Fox’s Qatari claims “look ludicrous”

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox is today to describe Qatar as the “natural partners” for UK trade at an event at the Mansion House in the City of London.

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Don’t believe the ‘Green Brexit’ hype – Leading Brexiters want to shred our environmental protections

In a week that has seen climate change dominate the news agenda and with high-profile politicians holding a meeting with environmental activist Greta Thunberg, new research by the People’s Vote campaign exposes the true anti-environmental agenda of leading Brexiters like Michael Gove, Boris Johnson and Jacob Rees-Mogg.

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Customs Union not the solution to all our Brexit worries says think tank report

Research published today by the Center for Cities think-tank has found £78 billion of British exports to EU countries could be at risk under a Customs Union deal that excludes our service sector.

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Majority of Labour’s top MEP slots go to backers of a People’s Vote

The majority of Labour’s top MEP candidates – those who stand the best chance of being elected - are supporters of a People’s Vote.

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Wake up and smell the (more expensive) coffee: how Brexit is already hitting families

New research published today (Friday 19 April) shows everyday goods from coffee to bananas have been hit by a Brexit-related price hike as Britain has been forced to shell out a minimum of an extra £15 billion since June 2016 as a result of the pound’s devaluation since the referendum.

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LABOUR CAN STOP FARAGE SURGE - BUT ONLY IF IT BACKS A PEOPLE'S VOTE

Only Labour giving a clear commitment for a new public vote on Brexit can stop Nigel Farage’s far right party securing top spot in the European Parliamentary elections, according to a new YouGov poll published today. 

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