When and where is the Put It To The People march?

The Put It To The Individuals march will happen in London on Saturday 23 March – simply six days earlier than the UK is supposed to go away the European Union.

Participating might be the final alternative to demand a Final Say on Brexit. An identical rally in October attracted virtually 700,000 folks and lots of of hundreds are once more anticipated to take to the streets.

Why one other march?

For the reason that final march, Theresa Might’s take care of the EU has been rejected by MPs in two “meaningful votes”. 

With parliament divided, and a no-deal Brexit nonetheless the default authorized place if nothing else is agreed, a current survey for The Unbiased discovered {that a} second referendum was the most well-liked possibility, forward of remaining within the EU, renegotiating with the EU or leaving with out a deal. 

The organisers of the rally, the Individuals’s Vote marketing campaign, say the talk must be taken out of parliament and into the streets.

Why on 23 March?

The timetable for Brexit stays unsure, however we do know that there’s to this point no method ahead that has attracted sufficient help in a divided parliament to maneuver forward.

Ms Might may ask for an extension on the European Council assembly on 21 and 22 March, however it’s completely unclear at this level what that extension could be for.

Labour MP David Lammy mentioned: “It’s in these ultimate days that now we have the largest probability to persuade MPs to provide this determination again to the general public.”

What is going to the march be demanding?

The important thing demand is that any Brexit deal must be put to a public vote for ultimate approval.

“As a substitute of letting Theresa Might kick the can down the highway till the 29 March deadline, lots of of hundreds of individuals will march on parliament providing an answer to a disaster that threatens our rights, our dwelling requirements and our surroundings,” mentioned former Inexperienced Get together chief Caroline Lucas.

One proposal for securing a second referendum includes tabling an modification within the final week earlier than 29 March.

MPs would then approve any deal provided that it was topic to a public vote.

The place will the march happen?

The march is about to start at 12pm, or “excessive midday”, on Saturday 23 March, on London’s Park Lane.

Organisers from the Individuals’s Vote marketing campaign haven’t but launched full particulars of the route however the march is because of finish at Parliament Square with a “mass rally and keynote speeches”.

Who might be becoming a member of the march?

A number of main politicians together with Caroline Lucas, David Lammy, Liberal Democrat chief Sir Vince Cable, Unbiased Group MP Anna Soubry, and the leaders of the SNP and Plaid Cymru in Westminster, Ian Blackford and Liz Saville Roberts, have already confirmed their help. The Unbiased is supporting the march and inspiring readers to attend.

The organisers are hoping to widen their enchantment past those that have beforehand supported the Individuals’s Vote and Last Say campaigns. The Unbiased‘s petition calling on the prime minister to provide the folks a ultimate say on Brexit has attracted effectively over 1.1 million signatures.

“The one method ahead out of this Brexit mess is thru a Individuals’s Vote,” mentioned Sir Vince.

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For extra particulars in regards to the Put It To The Individuals march – and to enroll – please go to peoples-vote.uk/march

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