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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
'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”.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'
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.
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.
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 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.
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".
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".
Motion tabled in name of former foreign secretary Dame Margaret Beckett would require a public vote before any deal with the EU.
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".
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.
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.
Is Prime Minister Theresa May mulling a second referendum on Brexit? Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable certainly seems to think so.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Vladimir Putin has said the UK should not hold a second referendum on Brexit, insisting Theresa May must “fulfil the will of the people”.
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to head into central London on Saturday afternoon to march for a final say vote on Brexit.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
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 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.
‘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.
"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!"
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.
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.
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."
Big trade unions having now agreed a joint policy of an EU referendum in all circumstances and Labour campaigning to stay in the EU.
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.
"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."
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.
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.
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.
‘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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