News - People's Vote

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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Beckett – Anti-climax of Downing Street statement shows Johnson is scared of the people

Commenting on the Prime Minister’s statement, Margaret Beckett MP, joint chair of the People’s Vote campaign Political Committee, said:

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Heseltine – Conservatives who do what is right for the country “will remember this week with pride”

Commenting on the threat to remove the whip from Conservative MPs who vote to block No Deal, Lord Heseltine CH PC, former deputy Prime Minister and leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said: 

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North East audience hears demand for the people to have democratic say on Brexit

Over 500 people from across the North East today heard figures from across the political spectrum demand resistance to the suspension of Parliament and call for a People’s Vote on Brexit.

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Bebb – Government’s unprecedented willingness to flout the rules is a disgrace to our democracy

Appearing on the BBC’s Andrew Marr show this morning, Michael Gove deliberately did not rule out the idea that the Government might just ignore any legislation passed by the House of Commons in the coming week aimed at preventing a disastrous No Deal exit from the European Union.

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One hundred thousand join protests against Johnson’s “coup”

An estimated 100,000 people from every corner of the UK and all shades of political opinion today joined protests in defence of democracy against Boris Johnson’s Brexit “coup”.

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AS OUTRAGE AND PROTESTS GROW OVER BREXIT, NEWCASTLE 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 Newcastle this Sunday (1st September) to demand “Let Us Be Heard.”

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Bebb – Many Conservatives will choose to put country ahead of party

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson today resigned as party leader north of the border, while Lord Young, who first served as a minister in 1979, also quit.

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People’s Vote campaign welcomes NHS unions’ anti-No Deal statement

Trade unions representing more than a million health workers have come together to condemn the threat of an undemocratic No Deal Brexit.

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Beckett – Boris Johnson and his Government are trashing the constitution

Reports suggest Boris Johnson will attempt to prorogue Parliament by asking the Queen to give a new Queen’s Speech on October 14th, meaning Parliament would be suspended from mid-September until just before the current Brexit deadline of October 31st.

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Grieve – Emergence of a patriotic consensus against No Deal crash out ‘very good news’

Parliamentarians opposed to a No Deal crash-out from the European Union met today and agreed to work together to block any attempt to force No Deal on the country.

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Doughty – Farage’s No Deal snake oil is a cover for reactionary politics

Nigel Farage has today announced his willingness to stitch up a deal with Boris Johnson to force No Deal on the country.

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