Theresa May is wrong to claim there’s no time for a people’s vote – here’s how we can easily make it happen within months

This first bill we are proposing could be processed through both houses of parliament in just a few days.

 

In politics the constraints of time all too often override the considerations of principle and practicality. That is where we are this week: the prime minister is desperately trying to delay firm decision-making by MPs, in the hope . . . → Read More: Theresa May is wrong to claim there’s no time for a people’s vote – here’s how we can easily make it happen within months

“PEOPLE’S VOTE” – HOW CAN IT HAPPEN?

 

 

Every week more and more supporters press for the public to have the final say on the outcome of the Brexit negotiations. Doctors, business leaders, local authorities, and an increasing number of MPs, and – MOST important of all – hundreds of thousands of ordinary UK citizens, at home and abroad.

 

They were well represented in the huge . . . → Read More: “PEOPLE’S VOTE” – HOW CAN IT HAPPEN?

IS BRITAIN’S ELECTORAL SYTEM FIT FOR PURPOSE ?

A lively debate in the Lords on 13 September ranged over the various concerns that many people have about the integrity of the elections and referendums we now have in the is country.

 

At the end of the debate the Minister from the Cabinet Office, Lord Young of Cookham, responded to the issue of public trust and . . . → Read More: IS BRITAIN’S ELECTORAL SYTEM FIT FOR PURPOSE ?