The People’s Vote march: We’re off

People's Vote March - Jono Read

People's Vote March - Jono Read - Credit: Archant

Tens of thousands of people are massing in London to send a defiant message to Theresa May: 'We want a second referendum.'

The People's Vote march has started. Photo: Jono Read

The People's Vote march has started. Photo: Jono Read - Credit: Archant

The People's Vote march has kicked off with large crowds organising in central London to call for a fresh referendum on Brexit negotiations.

Speaking before the march Labour's Lord Adonis said: 'Brexit's becoming a dog's dinner.

The People's Vote march has started. Photo: Jono Read

The People's Vote march has started. Photo: Jono Read - Credit: Archant

'This week's fresh chaos and confusion over Brexit negotiations has exposed how even the best deal now available will be a bad one for Britain.

'It's a mess that nobody voted for and the reason we're in such a growing crisis is that those cheerleading for Brexit know the promises they made can never be kept.


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'So this campaign is about using the people power, writing to their MP to get a People's Vote to address the wrongs of this botched Brexit process.'

Richard Angell, director of Progress – Labour's centre-left movement – and organisers of 'Labour bloc' at the People's Vote march said:

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'Today we turn the People's Vote march red. Labour members at Labour conference wanted a People's Vote left on the table, today we take it to the streets of the capital.

'It is the job of Labour MPs to vote down a deal that does not meet their six tests, it is for Labour members to build for a general election or People's Vote. Comrades are travelling from all corners of country to make this happen. Labour should trust the people to decide.'

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