Just the last two-and-a-half weeks in Brexitland

WHY ON EARTH IS ALL THE DEBATE IN THE CABINET, PARLIAMENT AND THE PRESS ABOUT THE RELATIVE MERITS OF HARD AND SOFT BREXIT, WHEN THE CURRENT WILL OF THE PEOPLE IS FOR THE UK TO STAY IN THE EU?

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Pictures from the People’s Vote March

The People’s Vote March in London drew supporters of a People’s Vote on the Brexit deal from across the UK.

Estimates varied from 100,000 to 500,000, potentially making the People’s Vote march one of the largest and most peaceful protests in London in decades.

Whether you were able to attend or not, please don’t forget to sign and share the People’s Vote petition online

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Kent Council refuses to reveal Brexit impact assessments

Kent will undoubtedly be at the forefront of Brexit – most visibly if Kent’s roads are turned into impromptu lorry-parks, but also the impact on businesses, fruit-farming, social care and the NHS.

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In Swanley 60% say YES they would like a final say.

120 Swanley people took part in the SSTIE Brexitometer survey at Swanley  Market on the 6th June.

The main conclusions are :

  1. The majority* (67%) think that Brexit will be better for them than staying in the UK on a range of issues : See Brexitometer photo
  2. 60% would like a final say.

The first conclusion is in line with the fact that 70% voted Leave in the referendum in Swanley but the second is at variance with this and makes one wonder whether some doubt is entering into the heads of some leave voters.

* excluding “No Idea” response

Brexitometer in Tunbridge Wells

On Saturday 26 May, 310 shoppers in Calverley Road in Tunbridge Wells shared their thoughts on the impact of Brexit going ahead.

We asked them whether they thought things would be better if Brexit happened, or worse. And this is what they said:

  • 76% said it would be worse (with 67% saying much worse)
  • 24% said it would be better ((with 18% saying much better)

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