In The South

A carnival of EUnity during Liberal Democrat Conference

Besi Besemar September 7, 2018

Lib Dems demand a final say on the Brexit deal!

AS UK-wide calls for a final say on the governments Brexit deal grow louder and more insistent, Brighton & Hove Liberal Democrats will join with other pro-EU groups, in a Carnival of EUnity on Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 4 Р6 pm to demand the Government agree to such a vote which includes an option to exit from Brexit.

The march will be co-ordinated by Brighton & Hove for EU and the Green Party.

The Liberal Democrats are the biggest party in the UK to demand a final say on the Brexit deal. A recent YouGov poll found that 45% backed the Liberal Democrats’ position, with 34% against and 22% unsure.

They are demanding that 16 – 17-year-olds, EU citizens in the UK and Britons living in the European Union should be eligible to take part.

Colourfully dressed Liberal Democrats are asked to assemble by the Peace Statue on the seafront in Hove at 4.15 pm, followed by a march to the Brighton Centre, where the Liberal Democrat party conference will be taking place.

Marchers will arrive at 4.45 pm to meet up with the non-partisan marchers, who will have started from Brighton’s Palace Pier, carrying large placards listing rights that Britain enjoys as a member of the European Union.

At 5.05 pm, public figures such as Catherine Bearder –¬†Liberal Democrat MEP for the south-east, Peter Kyle –¬†Labour MP for Hove, Councillor Ph√©lim MacCafferty –¬†Convenor of Brighton & Hove City Council‚Äôs Green Group, and Tom Brake –¬†Liberal Democrat MP and Shadow Spokesperson for Exiting the EU, will address the demonstration.

Event: A Carnival of EUnity: We Demand a Final Say on the Brexit Deal

Where: Liberal Democrat Party Conference, Brighton Centre, King’s Road, Brighton

Date: Sunday, September 16

Time:  4 Р6 pm