UK Politics 8 June 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-44413526 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Related TopicsBrexit A campaign for a another EU referendum - this time on the final Brexit deal - has been launched in London.Chairman Lord Malloch-Brown, a former Labour minister, said it was "time for the truth" … [Read more...] about Campaign for new EU referendum launched
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Lancaster MP Cat Smith has ruled out a second referendum on Brexit but insists Parliament should have a vote on the final deal. Morecambe and Lunesdale MP David Morris has also ruled out a second referendum, and said he is now 100 per cent behind leaving the EU.Both MPs supported remain in the referendum on June 23 2016, but 51.1 per cent of the Lancaster District voted to leave on a 72.6 per cent turnout.As the government continues to negotiate leaving the EU, Ms Smith said “divisions and incompentence” within the Conservative Party are putting jobs and the economy at risk. Mr Morris said that Brexit wasn’t affecting investment in the Lancaster and Morecambe area.“Labour respect the referendum result and will fight for a Brexit deal that protects jobs, the economy and rights,” said Ms Smith.“In order to avoid a cliff-edge for our economy, Labour would seek to negotiate a transitional period on the same basic terms as now – including … [Read more...] about Lancaster and Morecambe MPs rule out second EU referendum
REMAINERS have been calling for a second EU referendum since the moment Britain voted to leave on 23 June 2016. But growing support among Leavers to stage a re-run and kill off anti-Brexit remoaning for good has gained momentum — but could it happen, and what has been said? What has Tony Blair said about a second referendum? Tony Blair, a firm supporter of the European project who campaigned fiercely for Remain, has said Theresa May will eventually be forced into calling a second referendum. Blair believes the PM will have no option once her Brexit deal is blocked by a Commons which contains arch Leavers and Remainers and a pro Eu House of Lords. Mr Blair told BBC Radio 4's World At One: "I think there is a real possibility of an impasse in Parliament. "If there isn’t really a majority for any one form of Brexit, then I do think the case is ever more stronger for going back to their people to allow them a final say on the deal." What did Nigel Farage say about a second EU … [Read more...] about Will there be a second EU referendum, what was the result of the Brexit vote and what have Tony Blair and Nigel Farage said?
David Cameron has ruled out a second referendum on Britain’s EU membership. The Prime Minister’s spokesperson said that holding another vote was “not remotely on the cards”. The clarification comes amid a petition calling for a re-run in the event of a close result and following speculation that the government may go to the country again once the terms of Britain’s new relationship have been agreed. Follow the latest live updates Mr Cameron chaired the first Cabinet meeting since the Brexit vote at midday on Monday, where ministers confirmed plans for a special government unit to draw up options for Britain’s renegotiation with the EU. Read more Brexit: Governments have ignored referendums about the EU before However, formal negotiations cannot start until Britain activates Article 50 – initiating the formal two-year procedure for withdrawing from the EU. Mr Cameron has said this will be a task for the next Prime Minister, who will … [Read more...] about David Cameron rules out possibility of second EU referendum despite online petition
REMAINERS have been calling for a second EU referendum since the moment Britain voted to leave on 23 June 2016.But growing support among Leavers to stage a re-run and kill off anti-Brexit remoaning for good has gained momentum — but could it happen, and what has been said?Brexit supremo Nigel Farage made a shock u-turn to say he is considering calling for a second EU referendum.The former Ukip leader said he wanted to kill off the topic for a generation by staging another vote.He wants to securing public backing for leaving the European Union for a second time, saying he wanted to put the issue to bed "once and for all".He told Channel 5's The Wright Stuff in January 2018: "Maybe, just maybe I'm reaching the point of thinking that we should have a second referendum on EU membership".Farage, 53, later tweeted: "Maybe, just maybe, we should have a second referendum on EU membership."It would kill off the issue for a generation once and for all."He was confident that numbers voting … [Read more...] about Could there be a second EU referendum and what have Nigel Farage and Diane Abbott said about it?