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Wealden LibDems at the whopping People's Vote March in London

March 24, 2019 8:26 PM
By Katrina Best

Jim Edwards, LibDem District Council Candidate for Uckfield Ridgewood & Little Horsted Uckfield LibDem District Council Candidate Tim Murray keeps his cool on a crowded train to LondonTrains across Wealden were packed on the morning of Saturday March 23rd (not least because Southern apparently didn't get the memo and therefore hadn't added any extra carriages, let alone extra trains!) as thousands of Sussex residents travelled up to London for what would turn out to be not only the biggest People's Vote March to date but, with estimates of well over a million marchers, possibly the biggest ever demonstration in the UK. People's Vote March, London March 23rd 2019 Sussex For Europe and Wealden LibDems pre-March meet-up at Victoria Station

The atmosphere on the trains was lively and collegiate, just like the massive march itself, with everyone united in one common purpose -- demanding through peaceful, democratic protest that the government heed what is now the real will of the British people - that after two years of Mayhem, the majority now wants to stop the looming Brexit disaster (that is being pushed through by the few against the wishes of the many) by holding a People's Vote on Brexit with the option to Remain in the EU. Meanwhile, there is now also a growing call for the government to stop Brexit altogether while it still can, as shown by the petition to Revoke Article 50 that was started just a few days ago and has already had over five million signatures (and counting). If you haven't yet signed it you can do so by clicking here Sussex For Europe and Wealden LibDems in the People's Vote March crowds Wealden LibDems and Sussex For Europe just before the start of the march Chris Bowers at the People's Vote March in London, 2019

The very best of British traits were on display at the People's Vote March on Saturday, such as solidarity, determination, cautious optimism and collective good humour. Plus loads of really inventive hand-made signs... Peppa Pig Against Porkies Sign at the People's Vote March, London Can't Live If Living Is Without EU sign Super Callous... Handsome & Humble Remainers

Friends from East Sussex at the People's Vote March, London BrexShit sign using smiling poo emoji Keep Calm & Revoke LibDem Crowborough District Council Candidate Ade Morris (right) with family and friends

Groups of Wealden LibDems travelled up from various stations including Lewes, Uckfield and Crowborough, then convened as planned at Victoria station along with the apolitical pro-Remain action group Sussex For Europe. Sussex For Europe and Wealden LibDems at Victoria Station before the march LibDem District Council Candidates Jim Edwards and Chris Bowers at Victoria before the MarchWe also enjoyed meeting up with, travelling, and marching alongside groups from across Sussex and the whole of the UK, including like-minded anti-Brexit moderates from any and all political parties. Doggie Demonstration in the LibDem colours