Hundreds in Mid Sussex show support for Open Britain campaign

Members of Mid Sussex Open Britain said hundreds of residents showed their support over the weekend when they set up stalls in Burgess Hill and Haywards Heath.

The campaigners for a people’s vote on Brexit took to the streets on Saturday (December 8), and said they attracted support from hundreds of passers-by.

Campaigners from Mid Sussex Open Britain invite passers-by to their stall in Church Road, Burgess Hill

Campaigners from Mid Sussex Open Britain invite passers-by to their stall in Church Road, Burgess Hill

Paul Kenny, chairman of the group, told the Middy: “From the evidence of our hundreds of conversations with voters today, local people think that the Brexit process has gone badly wrong.

“People told us that they do not believe the government’s deal is as good as the deal we already have as members of the European Union, so the best option is for voters to have the chance to vote for what they want now, including the option to stay in the EU if they change their minds.”

Members of the group invited residents to put a sticker on a ‘Brexitometer’ voting board which gave three choices; to support Theresa May’s deal, to exit from the EU with no deal and to stay in the EU.

The group said about ten times more people supported staying in the EU – a higher ratio of support for the EU than in any previous event organised by the group.

The Mid Sussex Open Britain Brexitometer in Burgess Hill

The Mid Sussex Open Britain Brexitometer in Burgess Hill

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