News - People's Vote

McGovern – The public must now be heard

Responding to tonight’s votes on Brexit in the Commons, Alison McGovern MP, a leading supporter of People’s Vote, said:

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Grieve – Prime Minister still playing games over Brexit

The Prime Minister has delivered a statement to Parliament today, setting out her plan to allow the House of Commons to vote for an Article 50 extension if her deal is again rejected by MPs.

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Streeting – Any form of Brexit puts financial stability at risk

The Governor of the Bank of England today gave evidence to the Commons Treasury Committee that suggests the Prime Minister’s proposed Brexit deal carried the risk of financial instability.

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Dr Paul Williams MP – Brexit will do serious damage to the NHS

Brexit “will cause significant harm to the NHS” and the Government’s plans for a Brexit deal are “only slightly less harmful” for the NHS than the disaster of a no-deal crash-out concludes a paper in The Lancet, one of the world’s leading medical science journals, published tonight (25 February).

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Lammy - Welcome that Labour now signalling it will support giving public final say on Brexit

Labour has tonight said it supports the principle of a public vote to prevent a damaging Brexit being forced on the country.

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New Research - Counting the Economic Cost of Brexit so Far

New research by the People’s Vote campaign has compiled some of the economic costs of Brexit so far. These are all costs that have already been incurred as a result of Brexit, before the UK has even officially left the European Union.

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Murray – Prime Minister can offer no certainty on Brexit

Responding to the Prime Minister’s remarks in Sharm El Sheikh, Ian Murray MP, a leading supporter of People’s Vote, said:

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Bridget Phillipson – Tom Watson right to say supporting People’s Vote is best way to unite Labour

Appearing on The Andrew Marr Show this morning, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party Tom Watson suggested his party is moving towards backing a People’s Vote and that if Labour cannot get support for its alternative Brexit plan, he is ready to go on the Put It To The People march on March 23.

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Put It to the People March will be High Noon for Brexit

The Put It To The People March is already shaping up to be one of the most important protests London has seen this century.

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Doughty – Brexit is costing us global trade deals

The Department for International Trade (DIT), led by Liam Fox, has admitted it won’t be able to roll over the EU-Japan trade deal, or the trade arrangements the EU has in place with Turkey, in time for Brexit. 

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Rosie Duffield – Uncertainty over Brexit means sadly no surprise tens of thousands of EU nationals left Britain

Labour Market statistics published by the ONS show the number of EU nationals working in the UK fell by 61,000 over the year.

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Anna Turley – Politicians should “sit up and take notice” of Brexit impact on manufacturing

A new survey of manufacturers commissioned by the Engineering Employers’ Federation (EEF), now re-branded as ‘Make UK’, has found that nearly one in five UK manufacturing firms have already relocated production out of the UK as a result of Brexit, or are considering it.

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