Britain won't get a Brexit bank holiday to celebrate independence
There are "no current plans" for a new British independence day on June 23 to mark the EU referendum vote.
Midland MP Minister Robin Walker, one of the Government Ministers responsible for Brexit, 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, MP for Worcester, said the Government "has no current plans to create... read more
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