Hundreds of thousands march in London to demand new Brexit vote

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An anti-Brexit campaigner dressed as Theresa May waves European Union flags during the People's Vote March for the Future in London, a march and rally in support of a second EU referendum, in London, Saturday Oct. 20, 2018.

MPs from all the main political parties were supporting the demonstration calling for a fresh referendum on the terms of any Brexit deal, even though Theresa May has ruled this out.

Khan said Saturday's protest was a "march for the future" for young Britons, including those who were too young to vote in Britain's 2016 Brexit referendum, when those who favoured leaving the European Union won narrowly by 52 per cent. The more the shape of the final Brexit deal becomes clear, the more it is clear that it will do nothing to improve social justice, reduce inequality, increase our standard of living, or create a better future for future generations.

The vast majority of British firms are poised to implement their Brexit contingency plans by Christmas if there isn't greater clarity over the country's exit from the European Union, a leading business lobby group warned Sunday.

The march will start at noon tomorrow by the Hilton Hotel on Park Lane with demonstrators marching to Parliament Square to hear speeches in support of a new vote from 2pm.

But some think MPs may rally around another vote at the last moment to avert complete chaos once they see what Britain might be forced to sign up to - and that they must approve.

Some chanted "People's vote! We won't let them get away with a bad deal - that's why we will be there in Central London making the case for a People's Vote".

The march, dubbed the People's Vote March, attracted TV chef Delia Smith, presenter Richard Bacon and former Dragon's Den star Deborah Meaden.

The speakers set to take the stage outside parliament where the march concludes include London Mayor Sadiq Khan.

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Tom Baldwin, director of communications for People's Vote, told Sky News that the campaign had also targeted Facebook users in the West Midlands after the boss of Jaguar Land Rover said that Brexit could put tens of thousands of jobs at risk.

The comment was in response to NUS President Shakira Martin, who attended the People's Vote march on Saturday.

In total 150 coach loads of people from across the United Kingdom - including as far away from London as Orkney - travelled to the March for the Future.

At the Tory Party conference earlier this month, Mrs May said: "There are plenty of prominent people in British politics, in parliament and out of it, who wants to stop Brexit in its tracks".

"It is a losers' vote by those who don't understand why 17.4 million people up and down the country voted to leave".

That, remember, was almost two whole years after the people had made their decision to Leave in the Brexit referendum. She said that "today is about coming together and wanting to have the right, the democratic right, the moral right to say what happens to our future now we know what the true options are".

Labour's Lord Adonis said: "Brexit's becoming a dog's dinner".

May is, however, hopeful of negotiating a deal with the EU.

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