News - People's Vote

Stevens – Johnson plan to turn away lorries will cost money and jobs

Today’s Financial Times reports that the Government have sought to suppress details of how the ports will operate after a No Deal Brexit.

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Murray – Boris Johnson is not serious about the negotiation

Responding to the outcome of discussions between Boris Johnson and the Prime Minister of Luxembourg, Ian Murray MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Bradshaw – Whatever Raab thinks, ministers’ patriotic duty is to obey the law

The Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, this morning claimed that the question of how to respond to the law blocking a No Deal crash out from Europe was “political” rather than a matter of obeying the law.

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Grieve – Boris Johnson’s bargain basement Brexit “deal” would threaten stability in Northern Ireland

Dominic Grieve QC MP will speak at the People’s Vote “Let Us Be Heard” rally in Belfast today (Saturday). He is expected to say:

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REVEALED: THE NO DEAL FILES - DOZENS OF COUNCILS DRAW UP EMERGENCY PLANS TO TACKLE IMPACT OF BORIS JOHNSON’S SCORCHED-EARTH BREXIT

Documents released today by the People’s Vote campaign show how local authorities are preparing for a trail of devastation from the imposition of an undemocratic No Deal upon the UK’s towns, cities and countryside.

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Beckett – Cameron speaking for growing number of Conservatives on a final say referendum

Commenting on David Cameron’s interview with the Times, Margaret Beckett MP, co-chair of the People’s Vote campaign’s Political Committee, said:

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Heseltine tells Johnson: It is simply not possible to be a one nation Conservative and also pursue a Little Englander strategy

Former Deputy Prime Minister and leading supporter of a People’s Vote, Lord (Michael) Heseltine, has written for the Guardian – extracts below:

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Lewell-Buck must reconsider her remarks about Brexit Party say Labour activists

South Shields Labour MP Emma Lewell-Buck told ITV she would prefer to go into coalition with Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party than with the Liberal Democrats.

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Antoinette Sandbach the latest Conservative to support a People’s Vote as the only way to solve Brexit crisis

Conservative Antoinette Sandbach has written to her constituents to express her support for a People’s Vote as the only way to solve the Brexit crisis. 

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AS OUTRAGE AND PROTESTS GROW OVER BREXIT, NEWPORT SET TO DEMAND “LET US BE HEARD”

With outrage and protests growing against the Government’s suspension of Parliament in an attempt to force through a destructive Brexit, people will gather in Newport this Friday (13 September) to demand “Let Us Be Heard.” 

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Doughty – Government must comply with instruction to publish No Deal documents

By 11pm tonight, the Government is required to publish ‘Operation Yellowhammer’ documents showing the full expected effect of a disastrous No Deal exit from the EU. So far, the Government is refusing to confirm whether or not they will comply fully with the instruction.

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Phillipson – Labour now wholly committed to a People’s Vote in all circumstances

The Shadow Brexit Secretary, Sir Keir Starmer, and the Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, Tom Watson, both gave speeches today confirming Labour’s commitment to put any version of Brexit to the public in a final say referendum, including a clear option to stay in the EU.

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