Anti-Brexit battle bus to visit Newham
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Is Brexit worth it?
That’s the question campaigners are trying to raise with a big, red battle bus.
The vehicle stops off in High Street North, East Ham, on Wednesday afternoon for the first day of a national tour.
The bus parodies the one used by Vote Leave during the referendum campaign, whose claim that the UK sends the European Union £350 million a week the UK Statistics Authority called “a clear misuse of official statistics”.
More than 600 people across the UK donated an average £24 to fund the tour, which promises to “tell the truth about the cost of leaving the EU”.
“Outer London Boroughs like ours are expected to take the worst of the London Brexit hit,” said Jenny Ford of East London Network Against Brexit.
All possible scenarios of Brexit would make the UK worse off, according to a leaked government analysis.