Two years on from Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union, and tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in London to call for a new vote on the fate of their country.
Marking the second anniversary of the Brexit vote, an estimated 50,000 protesters, including politicians and lawmakers, joined the People’s Vote march to the Parliament Square in London on Saturday, in the hope of stopping Brexit.
The organizer, People’ Vote campaign, says it wants to ensure a public ballot “so that we can decide if a decision that will affect our lives for generations makes the country better or worse off.”
“People have seen politicians making a cataclysmic mess of a really bad deal they didn’t vote for, or even a no deal they didn’t vote for,” said a spokesman for the campaign. “This is the people telling the political elite that they got it wrong.”
One of the rally organizers James McGrory said Brexit is “not a done deal”…