100 strong March To Leave stops off in Knaresborough

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The 100 strong March To Leave continues its long walk to Westminster, to the sound of honking car horns and cheering locals.

Today is the fourth of fourteen days of marches down the length of the country which will culminate in a mass rally on 29 March 2019 in Parliament Square.

Led by Leave Means Leave Chairman John Longworth the March To Leave comprises of 50 core marchers who are marching every day of the 270-mile journey from Sunderland to London. These have been joined by 50 local marchers who will be covering one or more legs of the march.

These 100 marchers, limited due to safety requirements, are representing the 17.4 million people who voted to Leave, whose voices have been silenced by the London-centric media and ignored by self-serving MPs.

Despite attempts by hardcore Remainers to disrupt the march with roving advertising vans and bussed-in protestors, the marchers continued undaunted, encouraged by the strong levels of support from the general public.

March To Leave stops off in Knaresborough
Ripley Road, March To Leave stops off in


 

March To Leave stops off in Knaresborough
Ripley Road, March To Leave stops off in Knaresborough

John Longworth, Chairman of Leave Means Leave said:

Hard core remainers may be trying to sabotage the march but the fact that they are attempting shows how scared they are of us and who we represent.

The fact that remainers from the Westminster bubble have paid for billboards to be driven around the country is rather telling, they would rather not get their shoes dirty.

It is not surprising that the drivers of these Ad-vans are Brexiteers being paid to go against their beliefs, to feed their families. Paying others to do your dirty work seems to be a common trait amongst remain campaigners.

 

Richard Tice, founder and vice-chairman of Leave Means Leave added:

There is a reason why the so-called “People’s Vote” host all their marches in London, or on the continent.

They know they will be embarrassed were they to attempt to do so outside of the Westminster bubble.

A jaunt around Westminster isn’t a march, it’s an average day for those living in the political bubble.

Instead we are four days into a 270-mile march meeting real people, not the Westminster elite.

Some journalists sneer that the march will achieve nothing, if that is the case why are they so obsessed with us?

These are the same people who predicted with complete confidence that Britain would vote to remain in the EU, and we saw how that turned out.

I would far rather have sore feet than be a sore loser. To quote the President of the USA it is just a bit sad.

 

March To Leave stops off in Knaresborough
Ripley Road, March To Leave stops off in Knaresborough – coming into Bond End

 

March To Leave stops off in Knaresborough
Ripley Road, March To Leave stops off in Knaresborough





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8 Comments

  1. ByDonkeys, the people paying for the ad vans, seem to be more poking fun based on their Twitter feed. I don’t think they’re that scared. The vans are paid by a crowdfunding campaign which has collected donations from all over the country. Maybe it’s a bit mean jabbing at people who are exercising their democratic right to peaceful protest. ByDonkeys say that their target is not the marchers but the organisers who you quote unchallenged above. Many of the vans have asked “Where’s Nigel?”.

    “There is a reason why the so-called “People’s Vote” host all their marches in London”

    That claim is not true. There have been events elsewhere in the country including a march in Leeds recently – which was not limited to 100 for “safety” or any other reasons. A jaunt around Westminster may not be a march, but a day’s journeying to and from Westminster for the many who go is not trivial either.

    You cannot represent the 17.4 million because you don’t know what variant of Brexit they voted for at the time or would vote for now. We know from polling that many have changed their minds.

    Brexit has not turned out as promised. The sunny uplands are not there. We won’t be getting more money for the NHS as a result. The Leave Campaigns lied. The idea that we should be held to the narrow result of a fraudulently won advisory referendum is ridiculous. Democracy is not a “winner takes all forever” system.

  2. I actually feel sorry for the folk marching here. They’ve put up with wind and rain for a cause they believe in – whilst their masters – Farage, Tice and all – can’t be bothered. They’re in the warm of London.

    What better analogy for brexit is there? Whilst the sadly misguided folk still believe, the *real* toxic elite – those who make false promises – put their feet up (or in Farage’s case, host a phone-in in the warmth of LBC’s London studio.

    I think these folk walking have had more warmth and sympathy from Remainers en route than they did from the so-called organisers.

  3. Why are the marching ? has Brexit been cancelled ? absolute utter waste of time.

    “Leave means Leave” does not represent 17.4 million people, I voted leave based upon the campaign telling me we would get a “Great Deal” with Europe, so… no you are not representing 17.4 million, you are representing a percentage of people who want to leave no matter what, I am not one of them, I maybe a small 1%, I might be part of a larger 30% who knows, but stop pretending to represent me.

  4. Is this a news or opinion piece? “These 100 marchers, limited due to safety requirements, are representing the 17.4 million people who voted to Leave, whose voices have been silenced by the London-centric media and ignored by self-serving MPs.”
    Did Mr Cook interview any of the “disruptive” “bussed-in” “hardcore Remainers”?
    For an organ that claims to be “editorially independent and publish without bias or influence” this item seems remarkably one-sided and as a result I shall not be contributing financially to support the Harrogate Informer.

    • Jason’s accusation is reinforced by the presence of Tice’s part, as well as the very Leave orientated byline, in the article on the People’s Vote march this weekend.

  5. All the comments on here are from Willy Wonkers who do not have a clue. What else do you think a person who still believes in Brexit can do, when MPs are betraying every one of us. If I was young enough to do the whole march, I would. But I will be joining the stretch to Beaconsfield to kick up a stink in Dominic Grieve’s constituency, my MP I am very ashamed to say.
    Incidentally, I think the polls are wrong. I have been out campaigning every Saturday and many Remainers have seen the light about the bullying EU tactics and May’s traitorous attempts to lock us into the EU with her ‘false’ deal.

    • My point was that this coverage seems incredibly biased toward one side and that to be able to obtain “a clue”, a balanced presentation of views and facts is required. Having lived in continental Europe for over 20 years meant that although I belong to those UK citizens who are most affected by this process, I was not allowed to vote in the referendum. I have however been able to enjoy the freedom of movement and employment rights that being part of the EU offers, benefits that those who voted for Brexit seek to deny for coming generations. I will probably now follow the example of Mr. Farage’s children and apply for German citizenship to make sure that I retain these advantages and will follow the progress of the UK’s economic and social development with interest, though not (only) in the pages of the Harrogate Informer.

  6. Prior to the Referendum it was never an option to leave the EU with a “deal” as commented on by Mark previously, it was purely leave the EU or remain in the EU. Mrs May introduced the brain-washing phrase “no deal is better than a bad deal”. I just wanted to make this clear.

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