Stop! Think! Pause transition!
One Crisis at a Time is a single issue campaign to persuade as many politicians, civil society organisations, and leaders to encourage Government to pause, reflect and avoid a no-deal Brexit, regardless of how you /they voted back in 2016. The UK is facing a completely new reality now that Brexit has happened. The questions we face are:
- What sort of deal is best for the country?
- How do we minimise the damage to jobs and living standards in the UK and focus all efforts on beating Covid-19?
- Can we pause the clock counting down on a Brexit deal?
- What happens after Brexit? Take a look in the right hand column →
Who has been speaking up for a Brexit Transition Extension? Who is asking for a good deal?
Daily listing with quotes and statements by significant players in favour of an extension or pause of the Brexit Transition period. STAY UP TO DATE HERE
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The moment to extend has passed, but why must we pause and support a real deal?
It will take time to re-start the economy. Time to get people back to work. Time to adapt to long-term social distancing. We do not need a Brexit clock ticking loudly in the background crying “game over!” on 31 December. If there were no trade deal at the end of the year, we crash out of the European Union without one – or exit with a rushed ‘skinny deal’.
Business is not prepared for that. Our ports are not prepared for that. Neither is agriculture. Nor are banking, finance and insurance. Thousands of jobs are already on the line with many regions facing the double impact from our changing relationship with the EU and Covid_19. Even more severely if it’s under no-deal (WTO) terms. See recent report by the Social Market Foundation.
Our message from One Crisis at a Time to the Prime Minister is: “Please please please concentrate on handling one crisis at a time.” Parliament needs to reflect, protect and get the best deal in the time available. We want Government to concentrate on beating coronavirus. Only after it has done that, should Government carry out proper constructive negotiations with the EU.
- Public opinion is on the side of extension.
- Professional bodies, traders, and a growing spectrum of opinion are advocating an extension collated in a regularly updated bulletin.
- Over 50 civil society organisations have joined together to form the Brexit Civil Society alliance to urge the Prime Minister to extend the transition period.
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