News - People's Vote

Leslie – Budget for endless Brexit stagnation points to lost trade and lost markets

Commenting on the Budget, Chris Leslie MP, former Shadow Chancellor and leading supporter of a People’s Vote, said:

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Stevens – Chancellor cannot answer the most basic of questions about Brexit policy

Speaking on BBC 1’s Marr programme this morning the Chancellor of the Exchequer refused to say whether the Government’s proposed Chequers car crash deal with the EU would leave people worse or better off.

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Bradshaw – Reports from Cabinet show Britain headed for “miserable” Brexit

Reports from yesterday’s Cabinet meeting suggest the Government’s Brexit plan includes the possibility of a long-running, multi-year transition period extension.

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“Brexit tax” has already cost us £11 billion and rising – new figures

The Chancellor will have to raise an extra £11 billion in tax or additional borrowing in next week’s Budget because Brexit has lost Britain £32 billion in economic activity through drained investment, business confidence and growth over the past two years - even before the UK is due to leave the European Union. 

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Doughty - Brexit to make deporting over 1,000 criminals every year harder for UK police

Brexit would make it harder for UK police to deport over 1,000 criminals each year, figures published by the National Crime Agency (NCA) show.

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Pressure on Stewart Jackson for apology continues to grow

Pressure on Stewart Jackson, former Conservative MP and then chief of staff to Brexit Secretary David Davis, to apologise for his remarks on social media has continued to grow.

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Bradshaw – Dyson latest of pro-Brexit elite to put his money elsewhere

Dyson has announced that their new electric car will be built, not in Britain, but in Singapore.                 

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Streeting – Jackson should apologise for “new low” in language and behaviour

Former MP and special adviser to Brexit Secretary David Davis, Stewart Jackson, yesterday used social media to attack the family of a child recovering from an operation at Great Ormond Street Hospital because of their support for the People’s Vote March on Saturday (see below).

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Berger – the Prime Minister had nothing new to offer on the Brexit mess

The Prime Minister has made a statement to the Commons this afternoon about progress on the Brexit negotiations.

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Streeting – O2 flotation cancellation shows how Brexit mess damaging business confidence

Telefonica have announced that the expected floatation of mobile telephone network O2 on the UK stock market has been postponed because of Brexit.

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Huq - Only thing clear about Brexit is groundswell of public support for a People's Vote

Responding to Dominic Raab's interview on the Andrew Marr Show and reports thatthe Government is no closer to agreement on the terms of the backstop, Rupa Huq, Labour MP and leading supporter of a People’s Vote, said:

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BIGGEST BREXIT DEMONSTRATION YET AS 570,000 COME TOGETHER FOR PEOPLE’S VOTE MARCH

Half a million people have come together today for the biggest demonstration on Brexit yet, according to official figures.

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