News - People's Vote

Business body London First withdraws support for PM’s deal, ready to support a People’s Vote

The influential business body London First has reportedly withdrawn support for Theresa May’s Brexit deal and is instead ready to support a People’s Vote as the only way forward.

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Kyle – Norway deal would leave Britain as permanent rule takers

Responding to the launch of a Norway-plus campaign for Brexit, Peter Kyle the Labour MP for Hove and a leading supporter of the People’s Vote, said:

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Chris Patten: Public vote may be the only way to prevent national act of "self-harm"

Chris Patten will today declare that a new public vote may be “the only and the best way” to prevent an act of national “self-harm” in the growing crisis over Brexit.

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Antoniazzi – Prime Minister fails to rule out legislating for a new public vote

Responding to Prime Minister Theresa May’s interview on The Andrew Marr show today, Tonia Antoniazzi MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Biggest poll yet shows Labour 'will be punished at the ballot box' if it helps Brexit happen

Labour would crash to a worse defeat than it suffered under Michael Foot if the party enables Brexit, according to the most extensive survey of voters’ attitudes on the issue conducted since the 2016 referendum. 

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Murray – Our Universities are threatened by any sort of Brexit

The Russell Group of leading research universities have today (Friday) released data showing a slump in EU student recruitment, while Universities UK have warned that, even under the Government’s Brexit deal, millions of pounds of research funding could be lost.

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Bebb – No kind of fantasy Brexit deal can meet promises made to farmers or the rural economy

Michael Gove will today claim at the Oxford Farming Conference that the Government’s plan for Brexit will provide the rural economy with certainty about the future.

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Berger – Neither Corbyn nor May can negotiate a better deal

Responding to Jeremy Corbyn’s comments on Brexit, Luciana Berger MP, leading supporter of the People’s Vote campaign, said:

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Wilson – Labour needs to listen to its members

A new poll shows Labour members very strongly support holding a People’s Vote on Brexit.

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Ten ways 2019 could be the UK’s year to lead in the EU – instead of becoming a rule-taker

2019 could be Britain’s year in the EU, using our influence and strength to drive key initiatives helping the economy and consumers. But Britain could be left with no say on new rules from the EU during the Brexit transition phase set out in the withdrawal agreement - when the British government will lose all influence in EU decision-making but will be forced to adopt all new regulations under the terms of the deal.

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Huq – Plight of migrants arriving on British beaches can only be solved by closer cooperation between EU countries

The Home Secretary Sajid Javid is to chair a meeting today to discuss the issue of migrants using small boats to reach the UK.

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Leslie – We need a People’s Vote not a fantasy Brexit

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox and Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson have been attempting to cajole MPs into backing the Government’s Brexit deal.

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