Theresa May's vacuous statement that 'Brexit means Brexit' allowed the Conservative hard Brexiteers to move in and claim the definition for themselves, MP Helen Hayes has told the House of Commons. Speaking during a Brexit debate the Dulwich and West Norwood Labour MP told the House: In June 2016, my constituents voted overwhelmingly to remain in … Continue reading “If Parliament will not vote for a general election, it must allow people the opportunity to vote on whether to accept the Brexit deal on offer or stay in the EU. “That is not undemocratic. “It is more democratic, and it is the right thing to do.” – Helen Hayes MP
Helen Hayes Labour, Dulwich and West Norwood 3:48 pm, 26th April 2018 The referendum on 23 June 2016 set out one high-level question: should the United Kingdom remain in the European Union, or should the United Kingdom leave the European Union? The referendum campaign covered many issues, but the EU customs union was not a … Continue reading IN PARLIAMENT: “NOBODY VOTED EXPLICITLY TO LEAVE THE CUSTOMS UNION” – HELEN HAYES
MP Helen Hayes has told the House of Commons that her constituents did not vote for Brexit on any terms. Her comment came as Parliament debated an amendment to the Brexit bill which would, if passed, remove the exclusion of the Charter of Fundamental Rights from retained EU law. Rising to speak in support of … Continue reading MPs VOICE MAJOR CONCERNS OVER HUMAN RIGHTS CHANGES IN BREXIT BILL: “MY CONSTITUENTS DID NOT VOTE FOR BREXIT ON ANY TERMS” SAYS HELEN HAYES….
People voted to leave the EU for many varied reasons, but they did not vote to be worse off, Lewisham West and Penge MP Ellie Reeves has told the House of Commons. Speaking to new clause 79, in her name and in the names of other MPs, Ellie Reeves said: "We have a collective responsibility … Continue reading …….”PEOPLE DID NOT VOTE TO BE WORSE OFF” SAYS ELLIE REEVES
BREXIT: "GOVERNMENT RUNNING SCARED OF PARLIAMENTARY SCRUTINY" SAYS MP The Government have done nothing at all to reach out to the 48 per cent of voters who voted to remain in the European Union, MP Helen Hayes has told the House of Commons. And they have done nothing to reassure the 48 pc that their … Continue reading BREXIT: "GOVERNMENT RUNNING SCARED OF PARLIAMENTARY SCRUTINY" SAYS MP
REFERENDUM DECISION "NOT A MANDATE TO NEGOTIATE ON ANY TERMS PM SEES FIT" - HELEN HAYES MP The terms of leaving the European Union must be subject to full and proper parliamentary scrutiny - and the referendum decision cannot for one second be considered a mandate to negotiate Brexit on any terms that the Prime Minister … Continue reading REFERENDUM DECISION “NOT A MANDATE TO NEGOTIATE ON ANY TERMS PM SEES FIT” – HELEN HAYES MP