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Streeting – end the generational divide with a People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal

Over 120 elected student leaders, representing close to one million students, have come together to demand a People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal. 

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Neil Kinnock – the hurt of leaving the EEA “would be greatest” in Labour’s heartlands

Lord (Neil) Kinnock has written for The Independent on the importance of Labour backing continued membership of the European Economic Area (EEA).

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New survey piles the pressure on Corbyn to back a People’s Vote on Brexit

New polling shows that Labour supporters and young people are most supportive of having a People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal.

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Umunna – Pledging to negotiate EEA membership “would demonstrate a deep commitment” to shipbuilding and engineering jobs

Jeremy Corbyn is to make a speech today (Friday) in Glasgow on the future of shipbuilding.

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Moran – Universities’ export success at risk from Brexit

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford has warned that Brexit could cost Britain’s universities billions in lost research funds. 

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Streeting – Government “sinking into quicksand of Brexit”

Andrea Leadsom today gave no indication of when the Government’s key pieces of Brexit legislation will return to the Commons, leading to accusations that they are trying to avoid losing key votes over issues like the Customs Union and the Single Market.

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Doughty – News from Bank of England and ONS show Brexit is “an anchor dragging our economy down”

The Bank of England has downgraded its forecasts for UK GDP growth in 2018 from 1.8% to 1.4%, and have voted to hold interest rates at 0.5% due to the poor performance of the UK economy.

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North’s MPs lead call for People’s Vote on final Brexit deal

Five MPs from the North have joined together to support the People’s Vote campaign.

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Brake – Galileo satellite job losses would be a “tragic outcome”

Brexit could see highly skilled jobs in the space sector leave the UK with workers facing the choice between moving to another country or being left unemployed in the UK.

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Thomas – UK retailers “feeling the Brexit squeeze”

UK retailers are reporting the largest sales decline on record, and there has been a significant dip in demand for retail staff.  

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