Brexit: Bristol West leads UK in Article 50 petition signatures

Brexit: Bristol West leads UK in Article 50 petition signatures

MP Thangam Debbonaire has praised “the good people of Bristol West” after current results show that almost 10,000 of her constituents signed a petition to remain in the EU. The¬†public petition to revoke Article 50 and remain in the EU has reached 3 million signatures after going viral across social media. Writing on Twitter the […]

What does Brexit mean for Bristol’s tourism industry?

What does Brexit mean for Bristol’s tourism industry?

Bristol is famous for many of its thriving industries – most notably the nautical, manufacturing and aerospace industries. One of the lesser known industries in the city is its tourism industry, which actually helps equate to a large part of the cities incoming economy. Bristol was ranked as the seventh most popular tourist city in […]

All three of Bristol’s Labour MPs back Brexit amendment

All three of Bristol’s Labour MPs back Brexit amendment

All three of the city’s Labour MPs joined Conservative Bristol North MP Charlotte Leslie and 457 others in Wednesday’s Westminster vote.¬† Labour MPs Karin Smyth (Bristol South), Kerry McCarthy (Bristol East) and Thangam Debbonaire (Bristol West) effectively accepted the government’s proposed Brexit timetable, which means triggering Article 50 by March 2017. ‘I’ll vote against plan […]