News - People's Vote

Royal College of Midwives – So-called ‘Brexit dividend’ misleading in the extreme

The Royal College of Midwives have criticised the Prime Minister for claiming NHS investment will come from a ‘Brexit dividend’.

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Kyle – BCC downgrade exposes Prime Minister’s “dishonesty” over Brexit

The British Chambers of Commerce have downgraded their economic forecast for both 2018 and 2019, blaming Brexit for cutting what were already dismal growth expectations.

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Dr Paul Williams – PM actively promoting false claim about NHS ‘Brexit dividend’

The Government’s claim that a spending increase for the NHS will be funded by a ‘Brexit dividend’ has been roundly debunked.

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Streeting – Report shows “there is no Brexit dividend, only a Brexit deficit”

A new report by Oliver Wyman has found that the most negative Brexit scenario could cost the UK economy up to £27 billion. It also finds that households could be left up to £1,000 a year worse off because of Brexit trade barriers.

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Thomas – “Plain the Government still do not have a clue what to do about the Northern Ireland border”

The chair of the Northern Ireland Affairs Select Committee, Conservative MP Dr Andrew Murrison, has expressed his frustration with the Government over its response to the committee’s recent report on Northern Ireland border questions.

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PEOPLE’S MARCH FOR A PEOPLE’S VOTE SET TO BE THE BIGGEST DEMONSTRATION ON BREXIT YET

The People’s Vote march to Parliament Square is set to become the biggest demonstration of public anger over Brexit since the referendum two years ago. 

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Dorrell - Lewisham East by-election result shows Brexit effect “starting to bite” for Conservatives and Labour

Today’s by-election result in Lewisham East shows a clear ‘Brexit effect’, with Labour losing votes since the 2017 General Election and the Conservatives crashing to third place behind the Liberal Democrats.

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Umunna – Government trying to row back on meaningful vote commitment

Discussions between the Government and the so-called ‘Conservative rebels’ appear to have broken down over an amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill that would give Parliament a ‘meaningful vote’ at the end of the Brexit negotiations.

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Dr Paul Williams – “If Brexit threatens the future of the NHS, no amount of tinkering with the immigration rules will be enough”

The Home Office are expected to announce the scrapping of immigration limits for foreign, non-EU, doctors and nurses on Friday.

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Leslie – “Brexit headwinds are turning into a gale”

Rolls Royce aerospace today announced a significant number of planned job losses, most of which will hit Derby in the East Midlands.

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Royal College of Midwives announces its support for the People’s Vote campaign

The Royal College of Midwives announced today that it is throwing its support behind a People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal.

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Lucas – Parliament and Government more divided than ever over Brexit

Two days of “ping pong” on the EU Withdrawal Bill have finished in the House of Commons

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