Gisela Stuart

The British people think Brexit Britain will be stronger, fairer and more prosperous

On the day Theresa May triggers Article 50, a new poll reveals that Brits are more optimistic than ever about leaving the EU. 50% of voters believe that Brexit will enable the UK to be stronger, fairer and more prosperous; nearly twice as many as the number who disagree (26%). Leaving the EU provides a [...]

March 29th, 2017|Brexit, Democracy, Gisela Stuart|

Article 50 given Royal Assent

Royal Assent is a simple yet significant step Commenting on the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Act receiving Royal Assent, Change Britain Chair Gisela Stuart said: ‘This is a simple yet significant step in implementing the referendum result and respecting the decision of the British people to leave the EU. ‘Brexit will allow us to [...]

March 16th, 2017|Brexit, Democracy, Gisela Stuart, Parliament|

Gisela Stuart: Peers should not frustrate the Brexit process

Responding to the vote on the Article 50 Bill in the House of Lords this evening, Change Britain Chair Gisela Stuart said: ‘This Bill is simply about giving the Prime Minister the authority to trigger Article 50. Nothing more, nothing less. ‘There are of course issues which need to be resolved, such as the status [...]

March 2nd, 2017|Brexit, Democracy, Gisela Stuart|

Commons vote on Article 50 is only the beginning

Following the House of Commons vote on the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill, Change Britain Chair Gisela Stuart said: 'The vote tonight is a vital first step. But this is the start of the process and not the end. The Bill still has to get through the Lords and it is important that it [...]

February 9th, 2017|Brexit, Democracy, Gisela Stuart, Labour|

Change Britain action day sees activists deliver 100,000 leaflets

Change Britain’s supporters delivered 100,000 leaflets as part of the Action Day on Saturday 21 January.   70 campaign teams delivered 100,000 leaflets across England explaining the facts on the Single Market and Customs Union.   In addition to the leaflet teams, Change Britain’s supporters ran 45 street stalls. Speaking after the Action Day, Gisela Stuart MP, [...]

January 26th, 2017|Brexit, Customs Union, Gisela Stuart, Single Market|

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|

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|