News - People's Vote

Stevens – UK does not want US’s dirty meat in our supermarkets

US Ambassador Woody Johnson used Radio Four’s Today Programme this morning to promote his attack on UK agriculture and further Donald Trump’s agenda of forcing Britain into a trade deal that would put chlorine-washed chicken and hormone-fed beef on British supermarket shelves.

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Bradshaw – No-one voted for delays in cancer tests

The Royal College of Radiologists today advised doctors that Brexit will likely cause delays in cancer testing and treatment, regardless of the outcome of the Brexit votes in Parliament.

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Doughty – Now even Lord Lawson admits Brexit a ‘complete mess’

Former Leave campaign chair Lord Lawson has used an interview with a French news-site to admit the Brexit process is a “complete mess” and to describe the Prime Minister’s deal as “disastrous”.

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Gareth Thomas – No trade unionist would accept these paper promises on workers’ rights

The Government’s has today set out its new proposals on post-Brexit workers’ rights, which have already been condemned as “meaningless” by the GMB trade union.  

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Williams – Bad news from motor industry is only the start if Brexit deal passed

Today has seen warnings from four of the UK’s biggest motor manufactures – BMW, Toyota, PSA and Rolls Royce – about the impact of Brexit on investment and production, while it has been speculated that Nissan are about to cut production at Sunderland.

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David Miliband – President Macron has demolished the false choice on Europe

Responding to President Macron’s article in the European press, David Miliband, former foreign secretary and a leading supporter of People’s Vote, said:

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Government’s Communities Fund just a drop in the ocean compared to the cost of Brexit

The Government is announcing £1.6 billion will go to “communities” outside London as part of their drive to get the Prime Minister’s Brexit plan passed.

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Huq – Fox has admitted he has no clue on post-Brexit trade deals

Responding to Liam Fox’s admission, on the BBC Marr programme, that few trade deals will be in place if and when we leave the EU, Rupa Huq MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Stephen Doughty – Nick Timothy’s comments a “damning indictment” of the Prime Minister

Theresa May’s former chief of staff, Nick Timothy, has claimed today that the Prime Minister and her ministers “struggle to see any economic upside to Brexit” and see it as a “damage limitation exercise”.

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Stevens – Trump Brexit deal a threat to NHS and health

Donald Trump’s administration have published a summary of their negotiating objectives in a US-UK trade deal to follow Brexit.

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Wes Streeting – Eurotunnel settlement shows Brexit “descending into colossal waste of time and money”

The Government has settled Eurotunnel’s legal case against them by agreeing to pay £33 million. The case was brought against the Department for Transport by Eurotunnel as a result of the contract handed to Seaborne Freight, the infamous ferry company with no ferries.

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Susan Elan Jones – Eustice resignation shows there is no prospect of PM winning a majority for her deal

DEFRA minister George Eustice has resigned from the Government to oppose any extension of the Article 50 process and to support a ‘no deal’ crash-out Brexit.

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