Over 700,000 march to Demand Better than Brexit

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Last Saturday 4 coaches from Shropshire made the journey down to London for the People’s Vote march to demand better than Brewit and a final say on the deal with an option to remain. At the previous march in June, there was only 1 coach from Shropshire. 220 went by coach with significant numbers travelling down independently by train/car. A large contingent of these was from North Shropshire.
Many Lib Dems from across Shropshire and North Shropshire in particular joined the 700,000 demanding a final say
Many Lib Dems from across Shropshire and North Shropshire, in particular, joined the 700,000 demanding a final say. Constituency chairman, David Walker, seen here on the left
Like the movement as a whole, the group represented the whole political spectrum, including Lib Dems, Greens, Labour and Conservative supporters and many with no political affiliation at all, coordinated by Open Britain Shrewsbury.
Shropshire demanding a final say on the Brexit deal, with an option to Exit from Brexit
Over 250 Shropshire residents demanded a final say on the Brexit deal, with an option to Exit from Brexit and remain
The official tally was 700,000 people but 840,000 has been suggested by the Metropolitan Police. It is clear that the march was 4 times larger than the last time. As more details of the deal or no deal emerge every day, these numbers reflect the growing demand for a People’s Vote with a final say on the deal and an option to remain.
Over 700,000 people marched for over 2 hours, with a 2 hour delay from the front to the back of the march
Over 700,000 people marched for over 2 hours, with a 2-hour delay from the front to the back of the march
The contingent from Shropshire formed up outside the Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane, at 11:30 pm – The march started at 12 pm but it was another 2 hours before they actually started their march.  By that time the rally in Parliament square had started at 2 pm. The Shropshire group only arrived at Trafalgar Square at 4 pm, missing all of the speeches in Parliament Square. Shropshire marchers completed the 2 1/2 mile route at 4:30 pm.
The former Lib Dem MP for Ludlow, Matthew Green was marching with Shropshire residents to demand a final say
The former Lib Dem MP for Ludlow, Matthew Green was marching with Shropshire residents to demand a final say
700,000 is equivalent to:
* Over 1% of the UK population
* The 2nd biggest protest EVER in the UK
* The biggest since the Iraq War protests
* Enough to be the UK’s 5th largest city
David Walker, Chair of North Shropshire Liberal Democrats, said:
“Every day it is becoming clearer that more and more people are demanding better than Brexit. People have been sold a pup. Regardless of whether a deal can be struck or not, or whether you voted Leave or remain, it is clear nobody will be getting what they were promised during the referendum. Nobody voted for this Brexit shambles, to be poorer or to put jobs and the economy at risk. It is time to give the people the final say on the deal with an option to remain.”
European Movement - Oswestry and North Shropshire branch supporters and Open Britain supporters joined in the march from Shropshire
European Movement – Oswestry and North Shropshire branch supporters and Open Britain Shrewsbury supporters joined in the march from Shropshire
Shropshire residents on the People's Vote march on the 20th October in London, marching under the Open Britain banner
Shropshire residents on the People’s Vote march on the 20th October in London, marching under the Open Britain Shropshire banner

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