Nicola Sturgeon video backs mass rally for the People’s Vote

Saul Bowman
October 23, 2018

The People's Vote march was held at the same time as a pro-Brexit rally in central UK's Harrogate, organised by the group Leave Means Leave and led by former UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage.

Organisers claim the People's Vote march attracted more than 600,000 people and brought the centre of the capital to a standstill.

Around 100,000 activists are expected to march in what has been billed as the biggest public protest against the Brexit situation to date.

Prime Minister May is now said to be ready to drop one of her key Brexit demands on the contentious issue of the Irish border to clear the path to a deal, according to people familiar with the matter.

But the People's Vote campaign is calling for a second vote on the final Brexit deal. Serkis said he believes there should be a second referendum "now that people are more informed".

In June 2016, the British public voted to leave the European Union by a margin of 51.89% to 48.11%.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan and celebrity chef Delia Smith have spoken at the rally of the People's Vote March.

The event was organised by the initiative of the People's Vote.


"Like Maggie, I can't stay neutral on that question", he said.

"What could be more democratic, what could be more British, than trusting the judgement of the British people?"

The march comes as pressure builds on Prime Minister Theresa May over her negotiating strategy with just over five months until Britain is due to leave.

Organisers of the so-called People's Vote March had asked people to dress up their favourite pets in costumes for the march along the scenic route from Hyde Park to Westminster Palace under clear blue skies.

The speakers set to take the stage outside parliament where the march concludes include London Mayor Sadiq Khan.

If you want that to happen, get yourself down to the march - apparently some students from the Highlands are already on their way, and you don't want to be made to look lazy by students, do you? As the March 29, 2019, deadline when Britain is to leave the European Union draws closer, the twists and turns in negotiations have the general public divided, investors and businesses anxious and the pound weaker. Marchers held up banners suggesting they came from all corners of the country, while others were Spanish, French and Italian.

Brexit supporters say a second referendum would trigger a major constitutional crisis. "The People voted to Leave". Having received the mandate of national trust to exit from the EU, London has opened negotiations with Brussels, which turned out to be more hard than expected, so separation conditions are still not defined. "I'm 16, Brexit stole my future!" read another placard.

"Going out puts us in isolation and leaving isn't about trade deals, it's about our values". "The great majority of the public now agree, polls show, that they should take that decision on whether or not we go over this cliff-edge, or whether we stop it and stay in the European Union".

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