LiFE meeting with Vicky Foxcroft – 15/08/19 The latest meeting took place at Vicky Foxcroft’s surgery, with four representatives from LiFE. We started by outlining how public sentiment in the heavily Remain-supporting constituency seemed to have shifted over the past 3 years, and how this posed a problem for Labour: From laughing at us when… Continue reading Notes from a meeting…
It was good weather for the Hilly Fields Midsummer Fayre, there were lots of people about, and our new Brexitomer was in high demand. “What should happen now?” was the question with the options: Cancel Brexit Have a general election Accept the negotiated deal Have a referendum on the deal Leave without a deal Ought… Continue reading The Will of The (Lewisham) People shifts again.
We wanted two line, cut to the chase manifestos, from parties that cover: What is your party’s desired end result for the UK? How does it propose getting there? The Greens What? We want to keep the best “deal” we can have, membership of the European Union. We celebrate freedom of movement and champion the… Continue reading Cut to the chase manifestos
The Labour Party manifesto for the European Parliament was very disappointing, and rather unclear. We’ve written to our MP, Vicky Foxcroft, to ask her where she stands. Dear Vicky, We are writing this open letter to you because, like many Remain supporters, we were very disappointed by the Labour party’s manifesto for the European Parliament… Continue reading We ask Vicky about what we can count on
We’ve wrtitten again to Vicky Foxcroft, this time to ask her to take part in the Commons debate on Monday on the petition asking for Article 50 to be rescinded if (stet: the petition was started a while ago) Vote Leave broke the Law: Dear.Vicky, As you are probably aware, there will be a parliamentary… Continue reading We ask Vicky Foxcrof to support the call to Rescind Article 50
Dear Damien, As Lewisham’s pro-European campaigning groups in Lewisham we are calling on you, as our directly elected Mayor, to lend your support at local level to a national campaign for a People’s Vote on the final terms of Brexit with an option to Remain. Will you raise this issue in full Council on behalf… Continue reading Joint letter to Mayor Egan calling for a Lewisham Council motion supporting a People’s Vote
So far: Our mail to Vicky Vicky’s reply And now, our follow up: Thank you for your reply. We are glad you agree that the current situation is extremely serious and uncertain. It is for precisely this reason that we look to parliamentarians such as yourself for leadership to help guide the country to a… Continue reading Our follow up email to Vicky Foxcroft