News - People's Vote

Actor Brian Cox channels Churchill to call for a People’s Vote

Stage and screen actor Brian Cox, who played the eponymous role in the movie Churchill, has recorded a powerful new film for the People’s Vote Campaign which will be shown before the People’s Vote March for the Future in Parliament Square this Saturday (Oct 20).

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Extended transition will add to £143 billion divorce bill – new figures

By 2025 Britain’s “divorce bill” from quitting the EU is set to be four times higher than the official estimate of £39 billion, as the prospect of lower growth and an extended transition period sees costs spiral out of control, with an extended period of limbo such as that endorsed today by the Prime Minister, adding more than £8 billion alone.

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Leslie – Government ‘trying to rig’ Brexit debate as momentum for People’s Vote grows

The Government are claiming Parliament will only have a choice between whatever bad deal they bring back from Brussels and no deal.

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Stevens – Trump and Fox determined to destroy British food protection

The US Trade Representative – Donald Trump’s chief negotiator – last night informed the US Congress that the United States intended to open formal trade negotiations with the United Kingdom immediately if the UK leaves the European Union.

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Bradshaw – Astra Zeneca shows how high the stakes are on Brexit

The president of Astra Zeneca, Leif Johansson, has told Le Monde: “Nous avons aussi arrêté d’investir au Royaume-Uni.”

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan to speak at People’s Vote March for the Future on Saturday

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan will attend the People’s Vote March for the Future in London this weekend, helping to lead the countdown before the march sets off from Park Lane on its way to a rally in Parliament Square.

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Bebb – Any Brexit ‘deal’ will lock in this chaos and confusion for years to come

Negotiations over Brexit remain at an impasse, after British ministers reportedly rejected a proposed ‘deal’ that officials had earlier agreed.

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Umunna – the Brexit elite have flunked it

The British Government and the EU27 continue to inch closer to a ‘deal’ on Brexit, despite the failure of today’s talks.

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Doctors and nurses deliver their diagnosis on Brexit promises for the NHS – they were a “deliberate lie”

A new YouGov poll of the UK’s doctors and nurses today reveals that two thirds of them now say the claim that Brexit would provide an extra £350 million a week for the NHS was a “deliberate lie” by Vote Leave campaigners – and fewer than one in 10 still believe it to be true.

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Berger – Coveney’s remarks emphasise “terrible mess” of Brexit

Irish Foreign Minister and Tánaiste (Deputy Prime Minister) Simon Coveney has said that no Brexit deal will be done this week.

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Stevens – OBR confirm that no amount of trade deals will make up for Brexit damage

The official independent economic forecaster to the Government has concluded that any new trade deals that might be concluded after Brexit may be difficult to secure and even if they do happen will have little or no positive impact on the economy.

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Bebb, Adonis - “Ramming Brexit through Parliament an appalling way to behave”

Concern is growing that Parliament will be “railroaded” by Theresa May into backing her Brexit deal with minimal levels of debate and discussion, a senior Labour peer warns today, while a leading Conservative MP says that Brexit is being used to damage British institutions and damage public trust in politics.

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