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In this special edition of #3Blokes In A Pub, filmed LIVE at Joshua Brooks, Jason and Graham travel to Manchester to meet with special guest Mancunian and puller-of-no-punches Terry Christian. We talk #Brexit, May's Deal, No Deal, the People's Vote and occasionally go off on tangents about bananas and stuff.
This week we chat to Chris. He voted leave on promise that we could keep single market benefits but at the same time boost the NHS.
Ayo voted leave on what he describes as insufficient information and mainly as a protest against David Cameron. Working abroad in Holland a year or so ago helped changed his mind and he is now a very active #remainernow seeking a #peoplesvote. To listen to his journey.
'Here he [David Davis] is at the People's Pledge Congress for a [confirmatory, i.e. 2nd] EU Referendum' 22/10/2011
Here he is at the People's Pledge Congress for an EU Referendum on the 22nd October 2011
'We could end up losing Brexit': Hunt says Britain may not leave EU after all, as pressure for second referendum grows 10/03/2019
Foreign secretary admits there is 'wind in the sails' of pro-referendum campaigners.
Shadow chancellor wants more openly pro-referendum and pro-remain approach. / John McDonnell has expressed renewed frustration at the slow pace of change on Labour’s Brexit policy, praising Jeremy Corbyn for seeking a consensus view, but warning: “We need to move now.”
Protesters want a second chance to vote before the country leaves the EU. / The backlash to Brexit has been getting bigger and more organized.
A group of 80 Labour MPs have told Jeremy Corbyn to secure a guaranteed second referendum as a ‘bottom line’ of any Brexit deal he reaches with Theresa May.
A no-deal Brexit could destroy London’s thriving economy – Theresa May should rule it out now 15/01/2019
Forecasts show the capital would have as many as 87,000 fewer jobs, with its economic output 2 per cent lower in 2030 than would otherwise be the case.
If what we have done sets us off on a road to ruin and isolation, our children will never forgive us.
A rerun of the 2016 Brexit vote is a terrible idea, but we do need a Final Say referendum 01/02/2019
I am arguing for a vote on the two concrete, deliverable options now before us: to seek a cross-party consensus on an alternative deal based on membership of a customs union, or a public vote on the way forward.
If we believe in democracy, politicians on all sides must stop blaming the EU, stop accusing each other and put our faith in the public
Leading Labour activists are warning Jeremy Corbyn that they could boycott the party’s campaign for the European elections unless it backs a confirmatory referendum on Brexit, as pressure mounts on the leadership to support a fresh public vote.
Cross-party move likely to be put forward as amendment to EU withdrawal bill.
Two-thirds of Labour supporters in Leave areas want fresh public poll amid widespread support for remaining in EU, poll finds.
Boris Johnson has been dealt a humiliating double blow as MPs ordered him to delay Brexit while up to a million voters marched on parliament to demand a Final Say referendum.
Brexit can be delayed if UK calls new referendum or general election, EU negotiator Michel Barnier says 02/04/2019
The UK would have to hold a referendum, general election, or some kind of other “political process” if it wants to delay Brexit again, the EU’s chief negotiator has said.
Chancellor Philip Hammond indicated the Tories may give ground on customs arrangements.
The president of the European Council has said he is open to a “long” delay to Brexit if the UK needs time to rethink its strategy to leaving the bloc.
Brexit is the last straw for young people like me – we need a Final Say referendum to protect our futures 28/02/2019
Politics is changing whether the establishment likes it or not. Trust in traditional politics is low and institutions are weak, but pro-EU campaign groups and activist networks are springing up everywhere.
Jürgen Klopp, the manager of Liverpool, has told the Guardian that Brexit “makes no sense at all” and that he believes British people should have the chance to vote again on their future either in or outside the European Union.
Brexit Republic - Ep. 23 18/01/2019
What a week it has been! In the space of 24 hours Theresa May suffered a historic humiliation in Parliament and then promptly won the support of her party and the DUP. Will she cling doggedly to the current agreement text and hope the ticking clock will bolster domestic support? Will an extension to the Article 50 deadline be needed? Or is a second referendum now more likely?
Brexit secretary prompts fury with suggestion new referendum should not happen due to far-right protests outside parliament 08/01/2019
MPs have condemned the Brexit Secretary after he suggested the intimidating protests outside parliament should rule out a fresh referendum.
More would vote to stay in EU if there were another vote now, compared with 2016.
As MPs prepare for second round of indicative votes, here’s a guide to each motion.
Britain’s Labour party will whip its MPs to back a second Brexit referendum rather than offer a free vote, its shadow chancellor John McDonnell, has said.
Business group ready to back new vote 08/01/2019
An influential business body has withdrawn support for Theresa May’s Brexit deal and is prepared to advocate a second referendum.
The group of 53 business leaders urge the prime minister to “take her deal to the British people” if, as expected, MPs refuse to back it when they finally hold the “meaningful vote” next month.
You May Not Aspire to Embiggenment! Leave disinfo tactics, that damp squib Grieve Rebellion, and our People's Vote March hangover.
Steve and Chris talk about a Final Say For All with Nicky James aka Bloke From Barnsley.
How could a Peoples Vote happen and how should it be handled? Plus lunch with trade expert David Henig.
We leave the podcast dungeon and lug our recording equipment to a meeting room in the European Parliament where we chat with not one, not two, not three, but four MEPs about the Brexit endgame! This was a cracking conversation with political heavyweights so do not miss this one Remain nerds!
The first half is a look at the day's news from Westminster, where Corbyn now says he backs a referendum with Remain on the ballot, and where May now says she will call for a vote on whether to leave with no deal, or extend Article 50. Plus, more importantly, how the EU might feel about this.
Pro-EU Labour MP says second referendum will only happen with frontbench support.
The five simple steps to make your voice heard and shape our futures. / I believe three things about British politics. One, the public hates Westminster. Two, Brexit will leave my generation with what is arguably the worst inheritance in peacetime history. Three, the political class don’t understand points one or two.
Brexiteers fear the end of the coronavirus outbreak could lead to a second referendum on EU membership.
More than 170 events held across the country ahead of crucial Commons vote. / Hundreds of people gathered in Sheffield to call for a Final Say vote on the Brexit deal as veteran politician Roy Hattersley announced he was backing a second referendum.
Campaigners for fresh referendum launch new campaign to dispel 'lazy caricature' of northern voters 21/06/2019
Campaigners demanding another Brexit referendum are to turn their focus to northern areas in a bid to put pressure on Jeremy Corbyn and step up efforts to secure a Final Say vote.
Philip Hammond has said there is a “perfectly credible” case for giving the British people a Final Say on Brexit.
A series of indicative votes in the House of Commons has found that no alternative to Theresa May’s Brexit plan has been found, but a second vote won over the most MPs.
At the official launch, Right to Vote claimed several cabinet ministers and junior ministers had their ‘hearts’ behind a second referendum.
Conservatives for a People’s Vote is a campaign to save our country and the Conservative Party from the deadlock of division caused by the 2016 EU referendum.
To break parliamentary deadlock, deal has to be put to public vote, Labour leader says
Corbyn facing fresh pressure to commit to second referendum after ‘furious’ MPs condemn leaked leaflet 26/04/2019
Almost 90 Labour MPs and MEPs demand party make ‘clear commitment’ to Final Say vote in manifesto for European parliament elections.
'I think it should be now - we need to take the bull by the horns', says Jenny Chapman - piling fresh pressure on Labour leader. / Labour’s Brexit spokeswoman has told Jeremy Corbyn he must come off the fence and commit to a fresh referendum “now”.
A generation of young people could desert the party, says Richard Corbett, leader of Labour MEPs.
Corbyn warned his Brexit 'fudge' is causing Labour exodus as party prepares for key referendum talks 29/04/2019
Jeremy Corbyn has been warned that his refusal to commit to a fresh Brexit referendum is causing Labour members to abandon to party in their droves, as its ruling body prepares to meet to decide the party's manifesto for next month's European Parliament elections.
Corbyn's position 'in peril' if he 'betrays' Labour over second referendum, shadow minister says 19/05/2019
Jeremy Corbyn will plunge his own position into jeopardy if he “betrays” Labour supporters by refusing to push for a further Brexit referendum, a shadow minister has said, in an outspoken interview.
Brexit is fomenting a significant split in the alliance of Labour left-wing activists that keeps Jeremy Corbyn in power, because of his and the party leadership’s reluctance to commit to hold a referendum on any Brexit deal.
On the 23rd of March, just six days before the Government hopes to take Britain out of the EU, hundreds of thousands of people will march on Parliament offering a solution to a crisis that threatens their living standards, businesses and jobs.
David Cameron says a second Brexit referendum could resolve issue, calling Boris Johnson and Michael Gove liars 13/09/2019
David Lammy: 'Labour MPs Could Split To Form New Party If Jeremy Corbyn Does Not Back People's Vote' 20/01/2019
Jeremy Corbyn’s unwillingness to back a second referendum could lead to a near-fatal split in the Labour Party, David Lammy has warned.
The Government can’t get its Brexit deal through Parliament. Now is the time to tell your MP that the #OnlyWayForward is a People’s Vote
Move would punish shadow foreign secretary for backing second Brexit referendum
Bob Kerslake calls for fresh referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU
The ex-Labour premier says parliament has "proved itself totally incapable of resolving the Brexit issue".
Exiled Tory MPs will help deliver new referendum if Boris Johnson’s deal is defeated, supporters believe 18/10/2019
Expelled senior Tory backs second Brexit referendum and says other Conservatives will follow 10/09/2019
Expelled Tory heavyweight Oliver Letwin has thrown his weight behind a fresh Brexit referendum and told Boris Johnson it is his best escape route from the crisis.
Farmers call for fresh referendum as they warn half of farms will go bust after no-deal exit 14/08/2019
More than half of farms will go bust if Boris Johnson forces through a no-deal Brexit, farmers are warning, as some join the campaign for a fresh referendum. / Farmers for a People’s Vote group is unveiled, as latest arm of the movement demanding a Final Say referendum.
We are For our Future’s Sake, a group of students and young people across the UK, working together to Stop Brexit.
Around 3.7 million of these people are EU citizens living within the UK but there are also approximately 1.2 million British citizens living in the EU, who were also denied a vote.
Game Of Thrones Star Maisie Williams Joins Other Young Celebs In Demanding Second Brexit Referendum 23/12/2018
Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams has joined young actors, musicians and artists in demanding a second Brexit referendum.
General election: 25 key seats where tactical voting could help deliver new Brexit referendum 12/12/2019
Campaigners for a Final Say referendum have released a list of 25 key general election seats where tactical voting could block a Conservative majority and pave the way for Brexit to be put back in the hands of the people.
General election: More than 50 Labour candidates pledge to back Remain as Corbyn leaves voters in the dark 08/11/2019
Around 3.6 million EU citizens have made their lives in the UK and more than a million British people have chosen to live in Europe. We say give all British citizens and EU citizens resident in the UK an equal say on Brexit in a people's vote.
Regardless of how you voted in the Brexit referendum, you deserve a say on the final deal.
We should abide by the democratic principle that there must be no taxation without representation. Five million people were wrongly disenfranchised and could not vote in the 2016 referendum. Voices for Europe and In Limbo sponsor this petition on behalf of EU citizens in the UK and Brits abroad.
Minister says Labour proposal to enfranchise 2m EU nationals would be ‘assault on democracy’.
Boris Johnson ready to refuse to implement any call for a fresh referendum.
Theresa May has offered to give MPs the opportunity to vote on a second referendum and a no-deal Brexit in a series of “indicative votes” in the first week of June, according to a document leaked from cross-party talks.
The Prime Minister has negotiated an EU withdrawal agreement. However, it is clear from resignations and interviews that the deal will not pass Parliament. As no credible alternative has been proposed, the public must be allowed to vote on whether to accept this deal or to remain in the EU.
Hammond says campaign for second referendum is 'perfectly coherent' and 'deserves to be considered’ 24/03/2019
Hammond-led plot to sink no deal could kill off Johnson’s Brexit plans before he takes office 05/07/2019
Chancellor is one of a number of ministers ready to ensure that MPs get a vote before the UK leaves the EU without an agreement
How balanced was the debate over Brexit? 13/07/2020
In the debate over Brexit, accusations of an anti-Brexit or pro-Brexit bias by the media have been a recurring feature.
Staying in the EU gives Britain the best shot at fixing the grievances that fuelled the Brexit vote. If there’s no election, we need a referendum.
Labour’s shadow cabinet needs to put its weight fully behind the push for a second Brexit referendum, the Independent Group (TIG) of MPs has said.
'If the Labour leadership supports this amendment, we could make real progress on a People's Vote. Now is the time to put the national interest first'
It’s Official: Labour Now Backs Second Brexit Referendum As Only Way Left To 'Stop Chaotic Tory Exit' 27/02/2019
Keir Starmer denies new poll would case social unrest.
First time Labour leader has formally demanded Commons should get option of 'legislation' on People's Vote.
Jeremy Corbyn has confirmed that Labour is calling for a public vote on any Brexit deal after months of heated debate within the party.
There are three separate attempts to redraft leader’s strategy so it ties party unambiguously to giving UK a second vote.
Jeremy Corbyn To Back Second Brexit Referendum In New Commons Bid To Prevent ‘Damaging’ Tory Exit 25/02/2019
Shadow cabinet ministers are backing a new public vote alongside MPs from the left and right of the party. / Jeremy Corbyn is under intense pressure from within his shadow cabinet to give a strong commitment to a new Brexit referendum as part of Labour’s European election campaign offer.
The Labour leader also said he would campaign for a second EU referendum with the option of Remaining in the EU
Labour would “immediately legislate” to hold a second referendum if the party wins the next election, leader Jeremy Corbyn has confirmed.
Jeremy Corbyn says Labour will back another EU referendum after his alternative Brexit plan was again defeated in the Commons.
Former Tory prime minister backs second referendum as Theresa May warns of ‘catastrophic breach of trust in our democracy’ if MPs vote against her deal
Julian voted to leave the European Union in the 2016 referendum. Here he is telling his story to a rally organised by Bournemouth for Europe.
The archbishop of Canterbury has said a no-deal Brexit would hit the poorest and most vulnerable people in the UK.
Keir Starmer, the shadow Brexit secretary, tells delegates at the Labour party conference in Liverpool that if Theresa May ends negotiations without a deal, 'campaigning for a public vote must be an option … and nobody is ruling out remain as an option'.
Keir Starmer says fresh referendum ‘only’ solution to deadlock, despite Jeremy Corbyn favouring general election 12/10/2019
Keir Starmer has expressed doubts that any cross-party Brexit deal lacking a confirmatory referendum could pass parliament, warning up to 150 Labour MPs would reject an agreement that did not include one.
John McDonnell has said Labour is “moving towards” backing a second referendum and said a backbench plan to secure one “could be a solution”.
Party now says it would ‘not be right’ for public to be given Final Say vote on prime minister’s plan after it was again rejected by MPs.
Jeremy Corbyn says the party will support a public vote to "prevent a damaging Tory Brexit being forced on the country".
Party could recommend a "Labour deal", says frontbencher. / Labour may not campaign for Remain in a second Brexit referendum, Shami Chakrabarti has said.
Grassroots consultation will be launched next month – with ‘overwhelming response in favour of a second referendum’ expected.
Among 71 MPs signing up, six said to be backing ‘people’s vote’ for first time
Shadow chancellor refuses to say which side he will back but says he will not follow Jeremy Corbyn in staying neutral.
Corbyn faces opposition from at least 60 MPs to a customs pact with May without a second vote.
Labour leader struggling to balance conflicting forces in his party over Brexit.
Deputy leader says far more Remain supporters than Leavers have abandoned the party. / Watson’s intervention comes after the shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, appeared to suggest a shift in Labour’s position towards stronger support for a second public vote.
Labour has said it is prepared to back another EU referendum to prevent a "damaging Tory Brexit".
Shadow minister Rebecca Long Bailey refused to say if the party would back a new referendum.
Motion tabled in name of former foreign secretary Dame Margaret Beckett would require a public vote before any deal with the EU.
Labour should vote for any Brexit deal - as long as it's put to another referendum, says Hilary Benn 14/10/2019
'I mean, it's for the Labour front-bench to determine what we're going to do on the day, but that is my view'
Labour to order MPs to vote for amendment calling for second Brexit referendum, McDonnell announces 05/03/2019
Motion likely to be voted on when Theresa May puts her revised Brexit deal before the Commons next week.
Labour is redrafting European election leaflets after accusations of ignoring a pledge to hold a further Brexit referendum, the BBC has been told. / They will now refer to the party's preparations for a general election, with a referendum if necessary to avoid what it calls a "bad Tory deal".
Labour want new Brexit referendum if Theresa May rejects Corbyn's plan, John McDonnell says 08/02/2019
Shadow chancellor says MPs will 'have to go back to the people' if compromise deal cannot be agreed.
Labour will not win general election unless it backs second Brexit referendum, poll analysis suggests 05/06/2019
Jeremy Corbyn’s party is losing three times as many supporters to rivals who back Remain as to Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party. / Labour will be unable to win a majority in a general election unless it changes its stance on a second referendum, new analysis of polling suggests.
Shadow chancellor says MPs will be whipped to support plan to give public Final Say on EU withdrawal.
Labour would be trounced by Liberal Democrats in general election unless it fully backs fresh Brexit referendum, poll finds 29/06/2019
Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party would be trounced by the Liberal Democrats in a general election unless it changes its Brexit stance, according to a new poll.
The Withdrawal Agreement Bill is set to be the first time in the history of devolution that both Scotland and Wales refuse to give consent.
Leading European socialists have urged Jeremy Corbyn to push for a second Brexit referendum and campaign for “remain and reform” of the bloc.
We are going on the offensive, with rallies in 15 towns and cities across the country, culminating with an enormous, historic march in London on October 12. Because it is now clear that this is a crisis that cannot be settled by a new prime minister or a deadlocked parliament. It can only be settled by us, the people.
Public should have final say on any deal PM brings back from EU summit, Lib Dems argue.
If amendment is selected, MPs will vote on the bid next week.
Is Prime Minister Theresa May mulling a second referendum on Brexit? Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable certainly seems to think so.
Fashion industry leaders want the UK to be able to continue to recruit and trade freely with Europe.
London First: Business group ready to back second Brexit referendum if Theresa May loses Commons vote 08/01/2019
An influential business group has said it is willing to back a new referendum on the Brexit deal and is demanding that the government “stop the clock” on withdrawal to avoid crashing out for the EU.
Less than a third of people think the vote will resolve UK’s departure from the EU.
Majority of Britons back Final Say vote on deal, according to largest poll since referendum 06/01/2019
The YouGov survey of 25,000 citizens showed 53 per cent favour a second referendum while 47 per cent do not, once those answering “don’t know” have been discounted.
52 per cent of people say the public should have a second referendum
People’s vote behind initiative to endorse candidates who back a second vote on EU membership.
Customs union vote also included in ‘10-point offer’ in last attempt to break impasse.
Shadow chancellor indicates Labour will back a referendum on any deal that is agreed by parliament. / Politicians will move heaven and earth to prevent the country leaving the EU with no deal, John McDonnell has said, adding that such an outcome would be catastrophic for the economy.
Former Tory grandee accuses Boris Johnson of pursuing an ‘utterly disastrous’ Brexit policy.
The 122 signatories warned that Brexit will threaten peace and friendship in Europe. / On the 75th anniversary of D-Day, more than 120 military veterans have signed a letter warning that peace and friendship in Europe is threatened by Brexit.
More than 1,000 London business owners today warned that the economy faces damage even if Theresa May manages to pass her Brexit deal.
Terence Conran and Norman Foster among those signing letter to the Times
More than 170 coaches to bring second referendum supporters to London for major Final Say protest 08/10/2019
Lib Dems' Sir Vince Cable asks members of new Independent Group for support.
Conservative revolt torpedoes No 10’s apparent plan to force MPs to vote multiple times on the deal. MPs are weighing up how quickly to launch a bid for a fresh referendum on Brexit, after inflicting a stunning defeat on Theresa May which cleared the way for a Commons vote.
MPs will vote today on whether to give the public a fresh referendum on Brexit after John Bercow selected an amendment that could lead to a Final Say vote. It will be the first time the Commons has held a formal vote on the issue of another referendum.
MPs have won a key parliamentary vote paving the way for a Commons bid to secure a second referendum on Saturday.
A fresh vote received more support than any of the four other options put to the public, including allowing the PM to go back to Brussels or a no-deal Brexit.
Richard Porritt and Steve Anglesey return to scrape the barrel of Brexit. This week they ask 'what now for the People's Vote?' and delve into the murky world of Britain's newest political party.
One group of activists have even paid for an entire train to bring people to London on 23 March.
As hundreds of thousands marched on Westminster to demand a second Brexit vote, a dramatically smaller demo of leave-supporting protesters is being led by Nigel Farage.
We believe that there is no good Brexit deal for young people. Brexit means less opportunity, a tougher job market and fewer rights for young people. Our generation must be given a say on a decision that will affect us for the rest of our lives. That's why Our Future, Our Choice is committed to a People's Vote on the final Brexit deal.
Voters have a clearer idea over relations with other European nations, says Lara Spirit of the Our Future, Our Choice group which campaigns for another referendum on EU membership.
Our political editor tells us that there will be a big push in Parliament next week to get a referendum onto the statute book - Newsnight 09/10/2019
Labour MPs revive plans for "Kyle-Wilson" amendment for a "confirmatory" referendum, setting up a parliamentary showdown in October.
We demand a People's Vote The Brexit deal satisfies no one and solves nothing. It shows that what was promised can't be delivered. It's a much worse deal than the one we've already got in the EU. If approved it means Brexit will go on forever.
Two hundred coaches have been booked to take people to London for a People’s Vote march, which organisers said would exceed the size of last October’s rally, when it was claimed 700,000 turned up.
Protesters demanding another Brexit referendum reacted with jubilation as MPs voted to force a further delay.
People’s Vote march: from every corner of the land they came, to join a very British rebellion in the rain 19/10/2019
They were charity assistants, health professionals, teachers and parents … all demanding a final say in their future.
The PM said the Labour leader should reconsider plans to extend the franchise to EU nationals living in the UK if the vote goes ahead.
Analysis of consequences and implications of breaking UK's electoral law by both LeaveEU and Vote Leave groups. Interview, Hayley Holt, Breakfast, TVNZ, 19 July 2018
Polls show Brexit regret is so strong that 'Remain' would win a second referendum by 9 points 25/02/2019
January marked the 18th straight month that a majority of British people, when asked by YouGov, responded that the 2016 vote to leave the European Union was "wrong."
A call for work to begin now to prepare for another referendum on EU membership is expected to be backed by AMs later.
More than twice as many people say the public rather than MPs should decide whether Britain quits the EU if Boris Johnson fails to get a new Brexit deal, according to a poll.
Public would prefer to cancel Brexit or hold second referendum than Halloween no-deal, poll shows 06/07/2019
The public would rather scrap Brexit or hold a second referendum than face a chaotic no-deal at Halloween if the new prime minister cannot strike a fresh agreement, a poll has found.
Put It To The People march demanding Final Say referendum to take place six days before UK leaves EU 16/02/2019
The Put It To The People march – organised in partnership with The Independent’s Final Say campaign – will take place in London on Saturday 23 March.
Vladimir Putin has said the UK should not hold a second referendum on Brexit, insisting Theresa May must “fulfil the will of the people”.
RCGP [Royal College of General Practitioners] opposes Brexit and throws weight behind 'people's vote' campaign 26/11/2018
The RCGP has formally opposed the UK's exit from the EU and backed a 'people's vote' on Brexit negotiations following a meeting of its governing council.
Antoinette Sandbach suggests Tories are 'turning into the Brexit party' - and that she might not return even if Boris Johnson wants her to.
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to head into central London on Saturday afternoon to march for a final say vote on Brexit.
Referendum campaigners urge supporters to focus on democratic outrage of Boris Johnson imposing no deal 11/08/2019
Focusing only on constitutional battles risks playing into Downing Street’s ‘frame that MPs are frustrating rather than protecting democracy’, strategy note says.
Remainiacs Ep. 103 - AFTERMATHCAST: Ok, so what exactly happened in Brexit’s latest Hell Week? 15/03/2019
After a week like that we just had to reconvene and perform triage on the Deal, the People’s Vote, the state of May’s governmental authority and all the other walking wounded of the Brexit Infinity War.
How did a sweeping local elections vote for Remain parties become an instruction to “just get Brexit done”? / ALEX SOBEL, the pro-People’s Vote Labour MP for Leeds North West, joins us to unpick the spin around a vote that saw both Labour and the Tories receive a bloody nose – and then try to explain it away.
Ex-universities minister calls for ‘final say on Brexit deal’ as 13 in the frame to replace May.
A growing number of Conservative MPs, including some leadership hopefuls, recognise that a second referendum is the only way out of the Brexit conundrum, but are too nervous to put their heads above the parapet, Sam Gyimah, one of the candidates for the top Tory job, has said.
Talks begin on 'composite motion' - combining soft Brexit proposals with a commitment to a Final Say public vote.
Second referendum campaigners to target 100 seats at next election in bid for Commons majority 05/08/2019
People’s Vote campaign to mobilise activists and funds to help oust Tory Brexiteers and support pro-Final Say MPs.
Second referendum or revoking Article 50 'on the table', resigning Conservative minister admits 26/03/2019
'Anything from here, as far as they [Brexiteers] are concerned, gets softer in terms of Brexit,' says former health minister. / An ex-minister has suggested revoking Article 50 or a second referendum are "on the table", after Theresa May suffered another humiliating Brexit defeat.
Senior Conservative under fire after dismissing march for fresh Brexit referendum as ‘desperate stuff’ 17/02/2019
Leading Tories accused of ‘sniping at the huge numbers of people in this country who want to make their voice heard’.
Senior MPs are set to take the first steps in parliament towards a fresh Brexit referendum this week.
Theresa May is being urged to give her MPs free rein to vote for a second referendum, with a new group of ministers poised to back another public ballot on Brexit.
DUP raises doubts on customs union, while Labour says it will whip MPs to support a second referendum.
Tactical voting seats: full list of People's Vote general election recommendations for voters who want a second Brexit referendum 14/11/2019
Labour and Lib Dems dominate the recommendations on People's Vote's 'PV100' list.
UK tech & innovation leaders want a people's vote on the terms of Brexit
A second referendum now looks like the only way to break the deadlock in Parliament, but it also offers a vital chance to bring the country together around what is best for the UK’s future and its young people. The Convention will prepare for what will be the most important public engagement of our times.
The Tory hopefuls have made a no-deal Brexit very real – a new Final Say march will remind them of their duty - Michael Heseltine 12/06/2019
The only way to unlock the political impasse is to let the people be heard. / In March I had the honour of addressing a million-strong march of people demanding a Final Say on Brexit. Since then the country has been granted an extension to solve the current crisis.
Theresa May urged to extend Article 50 and call second Brexit referendum at cross-party rally in Scotland 26/01/2019
‘Scotland has become more united than ever in support for our continuing place in Europe and against the damage that Brexit will inflict,’ says constitutional relations secretary.
This is my promise to European citizens: in this election, I'll make sure your voice is heard - Adam Price 06/11/2019
The only way to protect your rights is to remain in the EU - that's why we will fight to secure a Final Say referendum on Brexit.
When it comes to placard making, recent political turmoil has provided an abundance of creative inspiration.
"As citizens across the country, we call on you to reject May's Brexit and any other bad Brexit deal, take the catastrophic threat of No Deal off the table, and extend Article 50 for a year, allowing a new public vote to break the deadlock. Britain's entire future is at stake -- let's take the time we need to get it right!"
Young people are strongly in favour of a People’s Vote – with only 9% against it, survey finds.
We must not force-feed a Brexit no one could have imagined at any cost, our children would never forgive us for such a crime.
At Labour Conference in Brighton from the 21st-25th September members can vote to strengthen Labour's policy for a People's Vote, and campaign to remain in the EU. Our app is a great way for any Labour delegate to find out more, come together and back the call to give the public a vote on the final Brexit Deal.
Deputy Labour leader says alternative is for Labour to campaign at election ‘unambiguously’ to stay in EU.
Tom Watson says new referendum 'only way' to unite country and would be in Labour manifesto if snap election called 31/03/2019
Jeremy Corbyn has put the party on an ‘election footing’ amid speculation over prospect of a snap poll, says deputy leader.
Tom Watson: Labour deputy leader storms out of meeting in row over Brexit referendum stance 30/04/2019
Relations between Jeremy Corbyn and his deputy plunge to new low - ahead of decision on European elections manifesto. / Tom Watson has walked out of a shadow cabinet meeting after Jeremy Corbyn refused to allow its members to see a draft policy on a fresh Brexit referendum.
If any of the candidates genuinely cared about listening to and engaging with younger voices, they would commit to a vote on the final Brexit deal.
Tory MPs tell Theresa May second referendum becoming 'inevitable' as Labour talks hopes fade 07/05/2019
Conservative MPs on both sides of the Brexit divide are telling Theresa May that a fresh referendum is becoming “inevitable”, as talks with Labour to break the impasse looked set to fail.
Declaration will make him latest Tory grandee to emerge as supporter of People’s Vote. / Chris Patten, the former Conservative party chairman, is to declare support for a second referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU.
The idea of a second Brexit referendum is very likely to be put before Britain’s parliament again although the government remains opposed to any new plebiscite, the British finance minister said on Friday.
Stephen Goodall is among the elderly campaigners calling for a second referendum, while other veterans back Brexit. / "The European Union was designed for peace, and personally, I believe that Brexit is the single most cowardly thing this country has done because we are running away from our friends and allies."
UK-wide push for Final Say to culminate in major London rally two weeks before exit deadline 12/06/2019
12 October ‘march of our lives’ will be climax of The Independent and People's Vote campaign for a fresh referendum, with rallies across Britain this summer
Big trade unions having now agreed a joint policy of an EU referendum in all circumstances and Labour campaigning to stay in the EU.
Survey finds almost two-thirds want public to have Final Say and 60 per cent want Labour to campaign for Remain – after party leader pledged to listen.
WATCH: Victor Meldrew, from 'One Foot in the Grove', orders the 'Brexit Special' after being told how good it was all going to be - but it doesn't come out quite like he thought it would.
Voices from the People’s Vote march 19/10/2019
Protesters explain why they want a second referendum on EU membership.
Six-figure fines must be imposed in worst cases to deter breaches, warns Electoral Commission boss.
"We have watched the chaos unfold in Cabinet and the turmoil in negotiations with dismay and foreboding. None of us voted for a bad deal or no deal that would wreck our economy. Nor do we accept that either is inevitable. If the Brexit deal is rejected by Parliament, then we, the people of Britain, should have the democratic right to determine our own future."
Welsh Independence Is Closer Thank You Think – This Week's Elections Are Another Step Down The Path 05/05/2019
While Brexit deliberation, equivocation and disinformation has come back to bite the two big parties, Wales is ready throw open the doors of our future and take our seat at the table.
The Put It To The People march will take place in London on Saturday 23 March.
The UK can learn from New Zealand on how a second referendum can re-boot democracy, says MATT QVORTRUP.
Research commissioned by campaigners Hope Not Hate also showed 11% lead for Remain.
YC4PV stands for Young Conservatives for a People’s Vote – we are a group of young Conservatives Party members and supporters from across the United Kingdom fighting for a new vote on Brexit.
Youth representatives from the Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats, Green Party and Plaid Cymru urge MPs to back Final Say vote
Analysis of a YouGov survey for the People’s Vote campaign shared with HuffPost UK revealed 79% of 18-24 year olds in the north east, north west and east and west midlands want another public say on Brexit.
Labour urgently needs to start campaigning for a People's Vote. And this should happen quickly – before the next prime minister – elected by just 0.25% of the population – tries to inflict an extreme form of Brexit on all of us.
It comes as opposition parties pile pressure on Jeremy Corbyn by refusing to back repeated attempts to force general election.
‘One million’ protesters join historic march for second referendum, telling MPs: ‘Give decision back to the people’ 23/03/2019
‘Have a look out of the window prime minister. Open your curtains. Switch on your TV. Here are the people’ / An estimated 1 million people staged one of the biggest marches in British history to demand a second referendum on Brexit and for the public to have the Final Say on the gathering crisis.
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