Southport MP Tries to Deal with Brexit Outfall June 27th, 2016 admin Latest News Shares Comments Southport MP John Pugh Tries to Deal with Brexit Outfall “….I have never known such a shambles in my lifetime” Southport MP John Pugh has been deluged with the enquiries and concerns of constituents worried or uncertain about the consequences of Brexit. He is planning to take on additional staff to help address the issues arising. “Apart from the huge questions of Britain’s future and the possible break-up of the UK, people are asking about pensions, shares, jobs abroad and here, time shares etc. The most extreme case has been about the status of an elderly European woman with dementia who has lived here over 50 years but not taken British citizenship. “As an MP I have the advantage of access to the civil service and official sources but the truth in some cases will be than no-one for now knows some key answers. Whether people voted or against exit from the EU, they should be able to get answers. “Frankly though there is little clarity from the government or from the Brexit camp even on key issues like migrant labour with some Brexit politicians suggesting there will be no real change. There is strong sense in Westminster that no-one is really in charge or knows what will happen next. I have never know such a shambles in my lifetime. “There is a very strong case for putting any new deal on Europe- if and when we get one- back to the British public though a General Election or a second Referendum. “Although Southport voted to remain there is a dominant thought around that even those who wanted exit have been sold dodgy goods sight unseen.” Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!