These are politically turbulent times – nobody knows where we are going and people are both very concerned and aghast at the chaos that Mr Johnson and his cohort seem to be unleashing on the country.
Brexit is Breaking Britain and we need to for a way to fix it. So, on Saturday we asked shoppers in Sevenoaks Town whether they thought we needed to go ahead with No Deal, with May’s Deal, with Johnson’s Deal or whether we should Remain in Europe (which is of course the Deal that we have now).
Continue reading “Sevenoaks Town, Saturday 7 September 2019”
Hats off to Tonbridge Labour group for reacting quickly to the prorogation. The gathering in Tonbridge today had all-party support, with lots of Greens, LibDems and some remarkably outspoken Conservatives saying they’d voted Conservative all their lives and never would again. The demonstration included a number of Leave Voters were there too, objecting to the way Take Back Control was leading to Boris Johnson’s power-grab from parliament.
Heather Martin reports having walked to the demo with her “Yes to Europe. No to Boris” sign and being stopped by young people saying “Thank you for doing this!”
Continue reading “Stop the Coup protest in Tonbridge”
Saturday 3 August 2019
The Office of Budget Responsibility has estimated* that the cost of a No Deal Brexit would be £30 billion.
Continue reading “How would you spend £30,000,000,000?”
Saturday’s March for Change was fantastic.
It was different in style from the previous marches. The turnout was good, given that we were in the holiday season and in a curious sort of Brexit lull, but even so people of all ages had come from all over the UK.
Continue reading “MARCH for CHANGE – Saturday 20 July 2019”
March behind our banner at the March For Change on 20 July!
For the first time we had two posters in operation on our Brexitometer : a moodometer and a survey of opinion on What Price Brexit? See Photos below.
Continue reading “Mixed messages from the Moodometer board in Swanley 6th July 2019”
The arrangements for the Sevenoaks, Swanley and Tonbridge in Europe contingent are:
Continue reading “March for Change on 20th July”
Tonbridge 10:01; Hildenborough 10:05; Sevenoaks 10:13; Charing Cross 10:48
Tonbridge 10:10; Sevenoaks 10:19; Charing Cross 10:52
Almost 80% of Sevenoaks shoppers told us they wanted No Brexit
In Sevenoaks on Saturday, we canvassed people for their views on whether the UK should leave the EU with No Deal or should not leave the EU at all. There was the opportunity to suggest something else.
Continue reading “Nearly 80% say they do not want Brexit”
At the SSTIE AGM on 1 June 2019, it was agreed to change the name of SSTIE to Sevenoaks, Swanley & Tonbridge In Europe (from Sevenoaks and Swanley Together In Europe).
Continue reading “A New Name”
Saturday 18th May in Tonbridge
No sooner had we set up our stall at Botany in Tonbridge (see attached photo) than along came the Brexit Party with balloons for youngsters in buggies.
Continue reading “Joint SSTIE and T&M4EU campaign finds great interest in the European Parliament elections in Tonbridge”