'No current plans' for June 23 independence day bank holiday



There are "no current plans" for a new British independence day on June 23 to mark the EU referendum vote.
Brexit Minister Robin Walker quashed the idea of a new national holiday, saying it would cost businesses more than £1 billion to add another bank holiday to the calendar.
More than 20,000 people signed a petition on the Government's website backing Independence Day.
But as MPs debated this and a series of other petitions on Brexit, Mr Walker said the Government "has no current plans to create another permanent UK bank holiday".
Speaking in a Westminster Hall debate,... read more

 
17 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 36
Source: Belper News
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