Democracy

Change Britain response to Supreme Court ruling on Article 50

Commenting on the Supreme Court judgment on the triggering of Article 50, Change Britain founding supporter Dominic Raab said: 'The Government was right to appeal, and the Supreme Court has usefully made clear that a short Bill authorising the start of negotiations is all that is needed. Let's have an end to the wrecking tactics. Every [...]

January 24th, 2017|Brexit, Democracy|

Prime Minister’s bold Brexit vision receives business backing

Figures including Peter Cruddas, founder of CMC Markets, and Luke Johnson, entrepreneur and chairman of Patisserie Valerie, have made clear they believe the UK has an exciting future after we leave the EU, and that the Prime Minister’s vision of a strong, outward looking nation will help deliver this. Theresa May’s announcement that the UK [...]

January 17th, 2017|Brexit, Customs Union, Democracy, Single Market, Trade|

New poll: 54% of British public want Government to deliver Brexit ‘as soon as possible’

Six months after the UK voted to leave the EU, a new poll reveals that over half of British people want the Government to get on with the job of delivering Brexit and to implement the result of the referendum - to take back control of our laws, borders, money and trade. This not only [...]

December 23rd, 2016|Brexit, Democracy, Gisela Stuart|

Gove: MPs should respect the referendum result and not attempt to overturn it

Responding to comments made by Tim Farron on the Today Programme that Liberal Democrat MPs are prepared to vote against the triggering of Article 50, Change Britain founding supporter Michael Gove said: ‘On 23 June over 17 million people voted to leave the EU and take back control of our laws, borders, money and trade. [...]

November 11th, 2016|Brexit, Democracy, Michael Gove|

Theresa May: Why I will not allow the British people’s vote for Brexit to be sabotaged

n Thursday, the High Court decided that the government could not begin the process of withdrawing from the European Union without the permission of MPs and members of the House of Lords. It is a decision the government will challenge in the Supreme Court. This may appear to be a debate about process, and the [...]

November 7th, 2016|Brexit, Democracy, High Court|

Gisela Stuart: What does the centre-ground look like in a Brexit era?

by Gisela Stuart The referendum in June changed a lot, but not everything. The fundamental rules of politics have not changed. You listen to voters. You campaign on an agenda they care about. As a result they put sufficient trust in you to deliver what they want that they then vote for you. Talk about [...]

November 2nd, 2016|Brexit, Democracy, Gisela Stuart, Labour|

Gisela Stuart: Britain must unite to build a new relationship with the EU

By Gisela Stuart MP Gina Miller, the investment manager who is leading the High Court challenge to the government’s right to take Britain out of the EU, remarked this week “we are all Leavers now”. If we are all now Leavers, we also remain European. The British Isles sit locked on the edge of the [...]

October 18th, 2016|Brexit, Democracy, Gisela Stuart|