By Euro Weekly News Media • 10 September 2017 • 8:37
ORGANISERS estimated that at least 50,000 anti-Brexit protesters marched through central London to converge on Parliament Square where the message from the People’s March For Europe was “Unite, rethink and reject Brexit”.
The organisers said leaving the EU “no longer holds credibility inside Westminster, let alone on the streets of Britain”.
Addressing the tens of thousands of demonstrators Conservative peer Patience Wheatcroft appealed to them to keep fighting to stay in the EU, telling them: “We have to stop Brexit. Since we joined the EU we’ve had an unprecedented period of peace and prosperity. It must be right to try and maintain that.
“It’s not undemocratic to try to persuade the electorate to think again about Brexit. That’s democracy at work. So I say to my colleagues over the road: ‘You know in your hearts what’s right. Many of you campaigned for remain, now have the strength of your convictions. Follow your consciences.’”
She said whatever is negotiated would be worse for Britain and that Brexit would mean fewer jobs and a less prosperous country.
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