A love letter to Europe

By Monty, a British student. 

My South African grandmother once told me “I don’t envy your choices”. A statement rarely considered nowadays, as my 21-year-old-self taps on her laptop in the centre of London, one tab open on Skyscanner.net with the flight destination set to ‘anywhere’, one tab open on cheap Eurostar tickets, and one tab open on BBC news (no prizes for guessing the headline there).

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Nottingham People’s Vote in the media

The Nottingham People’s Vote campaign has generated widespread coverage in the media across the city, the county and the rest of the country.

The media interest reflects the growing support among voters that Brexit has turned out to be nothing like what was promised and it’s time the people took back control and had their say about what should happen next.

These are just a few of the articles the campaign has generated since in began in August, 2018.

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The hard right has captured my old party – and Boris Johnson’s victory proves it

By Anna Soubry, MP for Broxtowe

Around 92,000 members who no longer even represent Conservative voters have crowned the “clown prince” as our prime minister. Just when we need a prime minister to bring us together, lead us through the Brexit crisis and on to tackling the serious issues we must confront, the party serves up Boris Johnson. His lifelong ambition has finally been realised; no one and nothing was going to get in his way this time, least of all integrity and truth.

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A bull in a china shop…Boris Johnson has lost touch with reality

By Chris Leslie, MP for Nottingham East

The arrival of Boris Johnson in Downing Street has all the hallmarks of a bull entering a china shop; a larger-than-life figure blustering around oblivious, of the damage being done around him.

Some people suppose that there is method in this madness, that there is a clever strategy here to frighten the other EU27 countries into ditching the existing Withdrawal Agreement. I doubt it.

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Let the people decide what happens next with Brexit

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Don’t let Boris Johnson decide your children’s future

Boris Johnson is pandering to the right wing of the Conservative Party by blundering  towards a disastrous No Deal Brexit that bears no relation to what he promised during the 2016 Referendum.

Boris Johnson No Deal Brexit

Where’s the ‘cake and eat it’ trade deal he offered to protect your job…or the £350m a week extra for the NHS? Those pledges were ditched the moment the Leave campaign won the vote.

We can’t entrust our children’s future to a government determined to force through a Brexit that is a million miles away from what voters were promised.

Nottingham & Nottinghamshire People’s Vote

Nottingham campaigners on People's Vote March in London October, 2018.

We are all volunteers who give up our time to campaign for a People’s Vote on the Brexit deal. We are not aligned to any political party, we just think it’s time to give power back to the people.

We believe voters should decide what happens next over Brexit, not Boris Johnson and not Nigel Farage. They have shown they can’t be trusted by abandoning all their extravagent promises from the Leave campaign.

We are out every week, all over Nottinghamshire in all weathers, putting the case for a People’s Vote at our stalls, marches and rallies.

We are not politicians, we are ordinary people from all walks of life who are appalled at how Brexit has worked out and how the promises of 2016 have been betrayed.

Time is short and we need our voices heard. Only the people can decide what’s best for themselves, their families and the country.

Act now before it’s too late

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Why we support a People’s Vote

We asked some of our campaigners why they feel so strongly about the need for People’s Vote on the Brexit deal.

Here’s what they had to say.

I didn’t want a referendum in the first place and I don’t particularly want another one. However, the reason Parliament is unable to resolve this is that our farmers, manufacturers, and importers and business leaders are telling them not to do it. Our MPs are not willing to make us poorer. Leaving the EU is not patriotic at all, it is narrow minded. As for the ‘control of our borders’ phrase. Having been a police officer for 30 years, I can say with authority that we have always had control of our borders, even under freedom of movement for EU Nationals. If the Borders Agency has failed, it is down to a lack of funding.If Parliament hasn’t the courage to stop Brexit, then it has to go back to the people.

Alan Dawson, Former Police Officer
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