Pro-Brexit Protest Causes Gridlock in London

By Paul Riegler on 29 March 2019
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59859_1263002855154_8264912_n (2)Supporters of Brexit rallied outside Parliament and marched in the streets of London late Friday following the announcement that lawmakers had rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan for Britain to exit the European Union for the third time on the day that the country was originally scheduled to leave the bloc.

The rejection of the withdrawal agreement by members of parliament raised the possibility of a second referendum, a longer Brexit extension, or a so-called “hard” Brexit.

Protestors blocked Westminster streets, carrying signs that said “Leave Means Leave” and “Brexit Now.”

The protest came as Nigel Farage’s 270-mile-long Leave Means Leave procession, which began in Sunderland two weeks ago, arrived at Parliament Square. Farage is the former head of the pro-Brexit UKIP party.

Earlier in the day, traffic came to a standstill around Parliament Square as demonstrators marched and chanted carrying pro-Brexit signs. They were flanked by police and followed by police trucks as a helicopter hovered overhead.

(Photo: Accura Media Group)

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