On Saturday 20th October, pro-European activists from the Ealing European Movement joined a 700,000 strong protest marching from Park Lane to Parliament Square in Central London to demand a People's Vote on the final Brexit deal.
Ealing residents marched alongside the European Movement of Hammersmith, Kensington, Chelsea and Fulham, and the campaign group Liverpool for Europe, in the largest demonstration for many years in London, the People's Vote March for the Future. 150 coaches from across the country joined the March, which stretched for many miles through the streets of the city centre.
After marching the route, speeches were heard from various public figures in Parliament Square, including Sadiq Khan, Anna Soubry MP, Vince Cable MP, Caroline Lucas MP, Chuka Umunna MP, Joanna Cherry MP, Phil Wilson MP, Sarah Wollaston MP, NUS President Shakira Martin, Steve Coogan, Delia Smith and Deborah Meaden.
Aerial footage shared by the People's Vote campaign shows London streets filled with people along the entire route, with more having joined throughout the day.
A spokesperson for the Ealing European Movement said "The turnout we've had today perfectly indicates the mood of the British people today. It's time the people took back control of the Brexit process and made their own decisions about their future. Our campaign doesn't stop here at all - we're working hard over the days, weeks and months to come to ensure that people get a final say on Brexit."
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More information about the People’s Vote March for the Future can be read here: https://www.peoples-vote.uk/march
The Ealing European Movement is an independent organisation that campaigns in Ealing and the surrounding area for the UK’s place in a united and integrated Europe. It is part of the European Movement UK, who are in turn a member of the European Movement International. The key aims of the Ealing European Movement are to defend and promote the values of the European Union, to campaign for the UK’s membership of the European Union, to advocate European integration in the UK, to advocate reforms of the European Union internationally, and to inform and educate on the functioning of the European Union.