Campaign News

Street survey in Kenilworth reinforces the call for a People’s Vote

Members of Warwick District for Europe held a street stall in Kenilworth on Saturday 9th June 2018 and the results of the survey they carried out once again showed an overwhelming majority are in favour of a People’s Vote on the outcome of the Brexit negotiations. Members of the public were asked one simple question. “Do you want a People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal?”   195 votes were cast in total, with 85% (166 people) saying they were in favour of a People’s Vote and 15% (29 people) saying…

Survey in Leamington shows overwhelming support for People’s Vote on Brexit terms

On Saturday 19th May 2018 members of WarwickDistrict4Europe carried out a survey of members of the public in Leamington Spa. The results showed an overwhelming majority in favour of a People’s Vote on the outcome of the Brexit negotiations. Members of the public were asked one simple question. “Do you want a People’s Vote on the final Brexit deal?”   219 votes were cast in total, with 80% (178 people) saying they were in favour of a People’s Vote, just over 17% (35 people) saying they were against and 2% (5…

Brexit: Ask the Experts

Professor Michael Dougan & Colleagues Tuesday 6th March, at 7.00 pm Myton School, Myton Road, Warwick, CV346PJ Professor Michael Dougan, together with his colleagues from the University of Liverpool, will be taking part in a ‘Question Time’ style panel to expose the truth about the legal consequences of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. Professor Dougan was acclaimed as the internet star of the June 2016 referendum when his lecture on the ‘industrial-scale dishonesty’ of the Leave campaign attracted 7 million hits on Facebook and YouTube.  He is Professor…

Science, Skills, the Economy – and Brexit

Professor Stuart Croft Wednesday 28th February at 7.00 pm, Stratford-upon-Avon High School Professor Stuart Croft will be exploring the likely impact of Brexit on our universities as well as on us all. Stuart Croft is Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Warwick, which employs some 6,000 people, has some 25,000 students, and a turnover approaching £600m per year. His field of scholarship is in international security.  He has published over a dozen books and more than 50 other works on arms control, NATO and counter terrorism.  He is an…

Talk in Stratford: Reasons2Remain – Time to Stop Brexit?

Reasons2Remain – Time to Stop Brexit? September 20th @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Talk by award winning investigative journalist Jon Danzig who is currently running the grassroots Facebook campaign ‘Reasons2Remain’ dedicated to keeping Britain in the EU. For full details see Stratford4Europe. The talk is taking place on Wednesday 20th September at Stratford-upon-Avon High School, Alcester Road, Stratford-upon-Avon. CV37 9DH starting at 7.00 pm (doors open at 6.30 pm) and ending by 9.00 pm. The talk is FREE but admission is by ticket only which are now available from Eventbrite. The…

The People’s March for Europe

The People’s March for Europe London, Saturday 9th September 2017 @ 11 am The tide is turning. If you are one of the growing majority rejecting the UK’s current path out of the EU, you are not powerless and it is not too late. The British public is increasingly concerned about Brexit; poll after poll shows a bigger majority for staying in the EU. As the reality of our exit from the EU becomes clear, we hear frustrations from those who voted and campaigned to leave, but now believe that…

Warwick District for Europe Launches

Building on its Facebook group in existence since the EU Referendum of 2016, and in partnership with Stratford4Europe, Warwick District for Europe is pleased to announce its formal organisation. We are actively seeking Steering Group members who are interested in making their pro-European voices heard. Contact us on warwickdistrict4europe@gmail.com.

Open Letter to Chris White MP: “EU Citizens Here Deserve Rights”

In a follow up letter to Chris White MP for Warwick and Leamington, Steven P Brown urged our parliamentary representative to support EU citizens living and working in his constituency. No response received to this letter, signed by an additional 106 signatories. Leamington & Warwick, 7th March 2017 In our open letter to you that was published in the Courier newspaper on 10th February, we wrote that we are not aware of you challenging publicly the policy of the Prime Minister to use non-UK EU nationals living in the UK,…

Open Letter to Chris White MP: “Represent the Remain Vote”

Open Letter to Chris White MP published in Leamington Courier from Steven P Brown with 224 additional signatories. No response received from our parliamentary representative. Leamington & Warwick, 8th February 2017 In last June’s European Union referendum, Warwick District voted 58.8% remain on a 79.2% turnout; this is a much bigger majority than the narrow overall 51.9% leave vote on the smaller 72.2% turnout in the national vote. The current Prime Minister has not won a General Election; this is allowed constitutionally since, in our electoral system, we elect an…