News - People's Vote

Leslie – Brexit weighing down our economy and forcing manufacturing into recession

This morning’s GDP and trade figures showed anaemic growth and a rapidly widening trade deficit.

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Voters in the South West demand a People’s Vote on Brexit, exclusive YouGov poll reveals

A clear margin of voters in the South West are demanding a People’s Vote on Brexit as the consequences for the region of a botched departure from the European Union become apparent, a new YouGov poll reveals today.

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Streeting – Jobs, money and influence are draining away from the UK

HSBC has transferred ownership of branches in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Spain away from London and to HSBC France as it prepares for Brexit.

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Thomas – Ideological experiment of Brexit threatening the capital

The Centre for London’s latest quarterly economic survey points to the uncertainty around Brexit damaging economic prospects and making the capital a less attractive place to live.

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Doughty – No wonder confidence in PM’s handling of Brexit negotiations has collapsed

The ORB Brexit polling tracker has found that approval ratings for the management of Brexit negotiations and confidence in the Prime Minister to secure the right deal for the country have hit new lows.

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Research shows Brexit means Brie-xit

Research published by LSE today shows that, when it comes to dairy products, the Government’s Brexit strategy has more holes than a Swiss cheese.

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Umunna – Government squabbles over Brexit while jobs are at risk

Ministers continue to brief against one another and against Downing Street as the Government’s proposals on Brexit continue to crumble.

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Kyle – Financial services sector must not be sacrificed on the altar of hard Brexit

The Financial Times is reporting that the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, is warning financial services companies that they may need to seek “alternative pathways to growth” as a result of Brexit.

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Grove-White – Fox comments show shambolic Government lurching towards no deal Brexit

The Sunday Times is reporting that International Trade Secretary, Liam Fox, now says a no deal Brexit is more likely than agreeing a deal with the EU.

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Leslie – Police should be fighting crime not preparing for a post-Brexit shambles

The I newspaper is tonight reporting that the Government are considering plans to cancel police leave after Brexit.

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Sir Vince Cable and Sarah Wollaston to headline People’s Vote rally for the South West

Details have been announced today of politicians, activists and South West campaigners who will speak at the rally for a People’s Vote in Bristol next Saturday (August 11)

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Leslie – Carney right to warn of the Brexit risks

On the Today Programme this morning the Governor of the Bank of England described a no deal Brexit as “highly undesirable” and outlined how the UK has under-performed the global economy since 2016’s referendum.

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