News - People's Vote

Doughty – Boris Johnson’s fantastical accounts of Brexit show he doesn’t even understand how this is meant to work

Responding to Boris Johnson’s claims that the UK can avoid tariffs under a No Deal departure, Stephen Doughty MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign said:

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TRADE UNIONISTS BACK A PEOPLE’S VOTE AND WANT TO STAY IN THE EUROPEAN UNION

Britain’s trade union members overwhelmingly want a People’s Vote, would choose to stay in the European Union - and are much more likely to support the Labour if the party gives them that chance - according to a new YouGov poll.

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Standing room only at sold out People’s Vote rally as Leeds demands “Let Us Be Heard”

Well over 1,000 people from all over Yorkshire, the Humber and the North of England flocked to Leeds for the launch of People's Vote North today. It was standing room only as speakers from the world of sport, politics and the NHS, and young people from across the North, addressed a massive crowd from all walks of life, united in their demand that the people be given the final say.

 

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Brexit Departments Withholding Information from the Public

Research from the People’s Vote campaign has shown that the public is being kept in the dark by the Government about Brexit with less than a third of all Freedom of Information requests being answered by departments with a direct responsibility for the UK’s departure from the EU.

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New analysis shows Northern Powerhouse would suffer a massive “power cut” under Boris Johnson’s Brexit

A new analysis shows that any gains made by the government’s Northern Powerhouse project would be wiped out by the kind of No Deal Brexit that Boris Johnson says he is ready to inflict on the British people.

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Reeves – Boris Johnson’s Brexit fantasies exposed by Rutte and Hammond

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has told the BBC there is no prospect of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement being renegotiated before 31 October (or later), whilst Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is to give a stark warning to Boris Johnson that he is pursuing economically irresponsible ideas and will have to face up to the prospect of giving the British people the final say on Brexit in a new referendum.

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PEOPLE’S VOTE NORTH ANNOUNCES ITSELF IN LEEDS WITH A BATTLECRY OF “LET US BE HEARD”

A clutch of sporting legends will join leading Yorkshire politicians on Saturday in front of a packed crowd of 1,000+ to launch the People’s Vote North campaign and declare our region’s real voice must be heard in the Brexit debate.

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Murray – Labour leadership coming closer to supporters over People’s Vote

Commenting on the outcome of the Shadow Cabinet, Ian Murray MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote, said:           

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Phillipson – Johnson’s Unicorn Plan would cost more and take us nowhere

Boris Johnson is reported to have given two speeches behind closed doors - at the National Conservative Convention on Saturday and to businesses leaders this morning, at which he revealed more of his plans for Brexit .

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Sobel – Johnson treating people with contempt and disdain

Commenting on Boris Johnson’s latest attempts to dodge question on Brexit, Alex Sobel MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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TOP DIPLOMAT CONDEMNS “UNICORN” FANTASIES OF CANDIDATES TO BE NEXT PM

The contest to become the next leader of the Conservative Party is seeing a procession of candidates promising yet more unicorn solutions to the Brexit crisis that simply cannot be achieved.

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Murray – Boris Johnson’s Brexit proposal is the definition of insanity

Boris Johnson has given an interview to Radio 4’s World at One in which he argued that “disaggregating” the existing Withdrawal Agreement to replace the existing backstop arrangements with supposed “alternative arrangements” is a viable strategy to deliver Brexit.

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