Who are those best known that are saying ‘Vote Leave’ – are they right?

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This post will be updated as new details emerge before the UKs IN-OUT EU Referendum on June 23 2016.


Big hitters and main Players for BREXIT:

Justice Secretary Michael Grove MP

Work & Pensions Secretary and former-Tory Leader Iain Duncan-Smith MP

London Mayor Boris Johnson MP

NI Secretary Theresa Villiers MP

Leader of the House of Commons and the Lord President of the Council Chris Grayling MP

Employment minister Priti Patel MP

Culture Media Sport Secretary John Whittingdale MP


Former Defence Secretary Dr Liam Fox MP

Son of the late ex-Times editor (William) Jacob Rees-Mogg MP

Chair of the House of Commons’ European Scrutiny Committee Sir Bill Cash MP

Former Environment secretary Owen Paterson MP

London Mayor Conservative candidate Zac Goldsmith

Former Conservative Treasurer and banker Peter Cruddas

Chair of the Conservatives for Britain group Steve Baker


Former Tory Leader, former Shadow Chancellor, former Foreign secretary, former Shadow Home secretary, former Home secretary, former Environment secretary, former Employment secretary, former Housing secretary, former Local Government minister, and David Cameron’s confidant Michael Howard (Baron) ex-MP, who says ‘Cameron’s reform bid has failed’

Former Chancellor Nigel Lawson ex-MP

Former Chancellor Norman Lamont ex-MP

Former Employment secretary and former Trade & Industry secretary Norman Tebbit ex-MP


Parliamentary Labour party chair John Cryer MP

Current Work & Pensions select committee chair and former Welfare minister Frank Field MP (also the former “poverty czar” in David Cameron’s coalition government)

Former Sports minister Kate Hoey MP

Former Parliamentary private secretary Khalid Mahmood MP

Former Trade unionist Kelvin Hopkins MP

Former trade union official Roger Godsiff MP

Former Manchester Council leader Graham Stringer MP

Former Parliamentary under-secretary for Health, and part of group tasked with drawing up a new constitution for the European Union Gisela Stuart MP (German-born)

Former welfare rights worker for people with learning disabilities Nigel Griffiths ex MP, who is leading a Scottish Labour campaign to leave the EU


Labour donor John Mills


UKIP leader Nigel Farage MEP


SNP stalwart and its former deputy leader Jim Sillars ex MP


Son of deceased Rev and former minister in NI Assembly Ian Paisley Jr MP [DUP]

Former leader of UUP and formerly the first-First Minister of NI David Trimble (Baron)

House of Lords member and London Assembly Green member  Jenny Jones (Baroness)


Respect party founder George Galloway ex-MP.


Top Turncoats (former eurosceptics now for ‘IN’):

Short term career before Country?

Home Secretary Theresa May MP

Foreign secretary Philip Hammond MP

Business secretary Sajid Javid MP

Defence secretary Michael Fallon MP

Energy secretary Amber Rudd MP


Former Tory leader and former Foreign secretary William Hague (Baron) ex-MP



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