What are the Candidate’s positions on Brexit in the 2019 Election – Tonbridge and Malling Edition


As the 2019 General Election Campaign enters its final weeks, SSTIE has tried to distill the local candidates’ statements on Brexit, to try and give a better idea of their respective positions.

This page covers Tonbridge and Malling candidates – Sevenoaks is here.

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What are the Candidate’s positions on Brexit in the 2019 Election – Sevenoaks and Swanley Edition.

As the 2019 General Election Campaign enters its final weeks, SSTIE has tried to distill the local candidates’ statements on Brexit, to try and give a better idea of their respective positions.

This page covers Sevenoaks and Swanley candidates — Tonbridge and Malling is here.

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Tactical voting Websites

People’s Vote  tactical voting website
https://www.tactical-vote.uk/

Remain United  Gina Miller tactical voting website
https://www.remainunited.org/

Best for Britain  tactical voting website
https://getvoting.org/

Present Recommendations 9th Dec

Tactical Voting WebsiteSevenoaks  Recommendation Tonbridge &Malling Recommendation 
People’s Vote  
Lib DemLib Dem 
Remain United  Gina MillerNoneNone
Best for Britain  
Labour Labour

Present Recommendations 1st Dec

Tactical Voting WebsiteSevenoaks
Recommendation
Tonbridge & Malling
Recommendation
People’s VoteLib DemNone
Remain United Gina
Miller
NoneNone
Best for BritainLabourLabour

Prior Recommendations 23rd Nov

Tactical Voting WebsiteSevenoaks  Recommendation Tonbridge &Malling Recommendation 
People’s Vote  
Lib DemNone 
Remain United  Gina MillerNoneNone
Best for Britain  
Lib Dem Lib Dem

Tactical Voting : Choice to be made  from The Greens, The Labour Party or The Liberal democrats.

Prior Recommendations (14th Nov)

Tactical Voting
Website
Sevenoaks 
Recommendation 
Tonbridge & Malling
Recommendation 
People’s Vote  
Lib DemNone 
Remain United 
(Gina Miller)
Lib Dem
to reduce the Cons majority
None
Best for
Britain  
Lib Dem Lib Dem

The next referendum will be determined by those who didn’t vote in 2016

The table shows the combined results of SSTIE’s polling in Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Swanley in the last 4 weeks.
The principal message to take from this is very encouraging for Remain in that across West Kent there is an 11% rise in support for Remain  largely coming from those who declared that they didn’t vote in 2016.

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Caroline Lucas answers the question: Why can’t the Remain Parties work together?

Dear George,

Thank you for your email about the possibility of an electoral alliance of Remain parties in the forthcoming European Parliament election.

As someone who strongly believes that the UK’s future would be brighter, fairer and greener if we remained in the EU, and having been a co-founder of the cross-party campaign for a People’s Vote with the option to remain, I very much understand your desire to see the pro-Remain parties working together to maximise the pro-Remain vote in the European Parliament (EP) election. Unfortunately, however, the particular form of proportional representation that the UK uses for EP elections (known as the d’Hondt system) presents very significant practical barriers to the formation of a formal or even an informal electoral alliance.

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SSTIE Member’s address on Brexit to the Liberal Democrats Spring Conference

I fully support this motion, but it could go a lot further.

Although we are the only party to have taken an unequivocal Remain position, we have continuously failed to prevent the debate, in both parliament and the media, from focusing almost entirely on the virtues of a hard versus a soft Brexit.  It is essential the debate is realigned – to be between Remain, on the one hand, and any form of Brexit, on the other.

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