News - People's Vote

Amber Rudd's resignation confirms EU negotiations are a 'sham'

Commenting on the news that Amber Rudd has resigned as a Minister and from the Conservative whip, Guto Bebb MP, leading supporter of the People's Vote campaign said: 

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Poll shows that Johnson leading Scottish Conservatives straight over the Brexit cliff edge

A new poll of 13 Scottish constituencies held by the Conservative Party shows that Boris Johnson is set to lose all of them to the SNP in a General Election.

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Bradshaw – Boris Johnson not offering any new proposals to the EU on Brexit

Details have emerged of what David Frost, the Government’s chief negotiator in Brussels, has been asking for in talks with the EU – rather than offering any substantive new proposals, the UK Government is instead demanding that parts of the existing Withdrawal Agreement, especially sections referring to the so-called Irish Backstop, be simply crossed out.

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More and more Conservatives putting the national interest first

Anne Milton MP today became the latest former Conservative minister to say she is backing a People’s Vote as the only way to solve the Brexit crisis.

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Grieve – still time for the Conservative Party to back a People’s Vote

Commenting on last night’s cross-party victory of opponents of a No Deal Brexit, Dominic Grieve MP said:

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Boothroyd – the fight for democracy is only just beginning

Commenting on the decision of the House of Commons decision to pass a Bill effectively blocking the Prime Minister’s drive to force a vicious No Deal on the country, Lady (Betty) Boothroyd, former Speaker of the Commons, said:

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McFadden – Despite spending review, No Deal would mean second wave of austerity

Commenting on the new Chancellor Sajid Javid’s spending review today, Pat McFadden MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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McMorrin – No Deal would mean a never-ending Brexit crisis

Commenting on Boris Johnson’s answers in Prime Minister’s Questions today, Anna McMorrin MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Boris Johnson is “undemocratic” and cares more about himself than the people – snap poll

A snap YouGov poll today reveals that voters view Downing Street’s desperate efforts to force Brexit through Parliament as “undemocratic” and that Boris Johnson is seen as putting his own interests ahead of those of the country.

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Gyimah – MPs have struck the first blow to defend democracy

Commenting on the outcome of today’s debate on the House of Commons order paper, Sam Gyimah, Conservative MP and leading supporter of a People’s Vote, said:

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Murray – Court of Session revelations show Johnson’s dishonesty and arrogance

Commenting on revelations in the Court of Session in Edinburgh this morning, Ian Murray MP, leading supporter of a People’s Vote and a petitioner in the case, said:

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Reeves – Cummings’s remarks reveal plan to scam the public

Commenting on reports that Dominic Cummings has described any negotiations on Brexit as ‘a sham’, Rachel Reeves MP, leading supporter of a People’s Vote, said:

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