News - People's Vote

Heseltine – Major’s critique of Johnson “most devastating I have ever read”

Former Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader Sir John Major has tonight (Thursday) launched a devastating critique of his successor Boris Johnson and warned that “a general election would solve nothing” in the Brexit crisis.

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More and more Conservatives leaving the door open to a People’s Vote

Far from shoring up Conservative support for No Deal or a vicious Brexit, Boris Johnson’s tactic of deploying draconian discipline against dissident voices in his party has only served to make a growing number of Tories open to – or even to explicitly back – a People’s Vote as the only democratic route out of the Brexit crisis.

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Phillips – I will not let Boris Johnson abuse the memory of my friend Jo Cox

Commenting on Boris Johnson’s rhetoric in the House of Commons, Jess Phillips MP, a leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Murray – Boris Johnson is not above the law

In a reply to Ian Murray MP, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson suggested he would not follow the provisions of the Benn Act, which requires him to seek an extension of Article 50 if he can’t secure a deal with the EU by 19 October.

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Lammy – Boris Johnson must own the mess he has created, and give the public a final say referendum on Brexit

Responding to Boris Johnson’s statement to the House of Commons this evening, David Lammy MP, a leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Gove is lying when he says automotive industry is ready for No Deal

Speaking to the Commons today the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and minister for No Deal, Michael Gove, claimed that the automotive industry had told him it was “ready” for No Deal. But the automotive body, the SMMT, recently warned of the devastating impact No Deal would have on the industry.

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Smith – Architects and advocates of Brexit must take their share of the blame for Wrightbus collapse

Commenting on the collapse of Northern Ireland-based coachbuilding company Wrightbus into administration today, Owen Smith MP, former Shadow Northern Ireland Secretary and leading supporter of People’s Vote, said:

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Grieve – Penny dropping for a growing number of MPs over final say referendum before election

Commenting on the Supreme Court’s ruling, Dominic Grieve MP, co-chair of the People’s Vote Political Committee, said:

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Reeves – Boris Johnson reverting to music hall act of old

Commenting on Boris Johnson’s speech to a business event in New York today, Rachel Reeves MP, leading supporter of People’s Vote, said:

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BREAKING – JOHNSON HUMILIATED – NOW WE MUST HAVE A PEOPLE’S VOTE

Commenting on the unanimous Supreme Court ruling against the Prime Minister’s decision to prorogue Parliament, Ian Murray MP, one of the petitioners in the Court of Session case on which the Supreme Court ruled this morning, said:

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Soubry – Thomas Cook collapse a warning of the real-world damage of Brexit mess

Commenting on the collapse of Thomas Cook, Anna Soubry MP, former business minister and leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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TACTICAL VOTING COULD PROVE “FATAL” TO BORIS JOHNSON’S BREXIT – NEW POLL

Any prospect of a General Election resolving the Brexit crisis is today thrown into deep doubt with the publication of a new poll revealing it would result in another hung Parliament and that tactical voting against Boris Johnson could mean the Conservatives lose an additional 60 seats.

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