A GROUP of activists in favour of Britain leaving Europe are to hold a peaceful pro-Brexit demonstration in Warrington town centre tomorrow (Saturday).
The event will be held at Market Gate between 11am and 2pm by a group styling themselves Warrington 4 Brexit.
A spokesperson for the cross-party group said: “This is an opportunity for the people of Warrington who voted to leave the EU in the 2016 referendum to join us. We are for peaceful protest against those who seek to overturn the result of the democratic vote of 2016 and to put pressure on the representatives of our town to represent that result.”
Prior to the referendum, Warrington was described as “the seventh most Eurosceptic town in Britain.”
In the referendum, 62,487 Warrington people voted to leave Europe – 54.3 per cent.
A total of 52,657 voted to remain – 45.7 per cent.