"The Liberal Democrats will give the people their say in a first referendum on the facts so that people can have a real, informed choice. They can choose the government deal or they can choose an exit from Brexit."
Theresa May’s Florence speech has only managed to tick off one of the seven tests put to her by the Liberal Democrats yesterday.
“Michael Gove needs to show a bit of honesty. Brexit Britain is not going to be the land of milk and honey that he dreamed of."
The Liberal Democrats have challenged Theresa May to meet seven new tests in her speech on Brexit in Florence on Friday, including dropping her insistence that no deal is better than a bad deal.
Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable has said the Brexit bill will soar way above the £20bn that Theresa May is reportedly going to offer the EU27 in her Florence speech.
Corbyn has betrayed Labour voters by refusing to back single market amendment.
Last night, the House of Lords debated an amendment to the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill that would keep the UK in the Single Market. The amendment, which came from a Labour Peer, was defeated by 299 votes to 136. Labour put out a three-line whip for its peers to vote against the amendment.
The Tory Party's Hard Brexit is one step closer to becoming reality after Labour MPs joined the Conservatives and UKIP to vote through Article 50. The 'European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill' authorises Theresa May to begin Brexit talks through Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty. Jeremy Corbyn, siding with May, ordered Labour MPs to vote … Continue reading Labour and Tories unite to deny the people a say on the Brexit deal
Both New Forest MPs voted in favour of triggering Article 50 despite the Government refusing to reveal what that actually means. Desmond Swayne, MP for New Forest West, appeared tired behind former Conservative front-bencher, Ken Clarke, (who made a rousing speech decrying the current Conservative Party as 'anti-immigrant'. Julian Lewis was also present in the … Continue reading Article 50 Reaction: How New Forest MPs Voted
Both Conservative MPs voted on Wednesday 19th October not to guarantee the rights of EU citizens. Neither New Forest West MP, Desmond Swayne, or New Forest East MP, Julian Lewis, spoke in the debate or gave any reason why they came to that decision. The vote was to guarantee that EU citizens would have the … Continue reading New Forest Tories vote not to guarantee the rights of EU citizens