Is Brexit changing the UK's political landscape? - BBC Newsnight

  • Published on Sep 11, 2019
  • Grimbsy has returned a Labour MP in every general election since 1945 - is that about to change?
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    Stephen Smith is in Grimsby, where 70% of people voted to leave the EU in the 2016 referendum. But has Brexit caused an irrevocable shift in longstanding political allegiances?
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Comments • 390

  • Mos
    Mos Month ago

    VOTE BREXIT PARTY FOR THE FORTHCOMING GENERAL ELECTION. The other parties have betrayed and lied to you for three years.

  • stuart Wilson
    stuart Wilson Month ago

    He also is taking your right away your all idiot

  • stuart Wilson
    stuart Wilson Month ago

    This is the nonsense BBC give yourself a look. Johnson is a fool

  • Davide Puglia
    Davide Puglia Month ago

  • Progressive Demagogue

    The remoaners have no idea what's coming next.

  • ishen amara
    ishen amara Month ago

    Big up the propaganda looks like bbc wants u to vote for boris bloody typical

  • enoch powellsghost
    enoch powellsghost Month ago

    Every Mp needs to back to school and learn what "DEMOCRACY" means.
    Every remainer needs to go back to school to under stand what "LEAVE" means.
    its as simple as that.

  • joel_evans
    joel_evans Month ago

    Ah it's that time just before an election again when the BBC decides to ask the question 'can labour possibly EVER win this seat again?'. Why not do this incessantly for the Tories and the Lib Dems? Hmmmmmmmm

  • tyrone thomas
    tyrone thomas Month ago

    Do not pay a tv licence to them

  • Kev T
    Kev T Month ago +1

    It's also changing the media landscape. .
    I am already making preparations to dismantle live t.v, so I can bin the BBC tax.

  • Vladimir Oswald
    Vladimir Oswald Month ago

    Do brits really Think they would be better off the eu then in, you know your politicans and laws do you more harm than eu regulations, but brits want their Commonwealth back, the only Commonwealth you get is with india and pakistan as a colony

  • 007tonygreen
    007tonygreen Month ago +1

    Brexit party

  • Tom Maj
    Tom Maj 2 months ago

    Some welcome balance there, BBC. Well done.

  • John Towers
    John Towers 2 months ago

    Not to pick on him.. but that guy 3:03 is part of the problem of politics's today. I've no animosity to him voting Labour. but god damn vote for them because you think there the best choice not just because that's the way you always vote. Treating political parties like there football teams you support because your dad and granddad did is a sure fire way to get an elected body that takes your vote for granted
    and a vote you don't have to win is a voter you don't have to win over....I just despair, we really do get the politicians we deserve don't we...

  • Common Sense
    Common Sense 2 months ago +1

    The most oblivious thing in this video is that the Conservatives are the ones who destroyed the police and cut spending on the most important issues to these people, now they want to vote for the people responsible for the situation because they are promising to hire 50% of what they actually cut away and then see it as a good thing!
    Wake the F%#K up, don’t vote labour or Tory destroy those parties they both have become outdated!
    Vote for change! Not the same bullshit parties that have existed for too long

  • lizardywizard
    lizardywizard 2 months ago

    From Newsnight's presentation to the people of Grimsby and then to the comments on this clip. I despair at the country and world I brought children into. The planet needs us ALL to work TOGETHER.

  • William H
    William H 2 months ago

    Nasty Marxist labour party

  • herbsta magus
    herbsta magus 2 months ago

    Everyone in favor of Brexit is a fool! What a sad pathetic situation!

  • Jade B.
    Jade B. 2 months ago +1

    I really hope Brexit goes through so all these low info voters can see how it works out.

  • jai pennycuick
    jai pennycuick 2 months ago

    I’m hoping for a civil war and I’m betting the people wanting to stay in Europe aren’t will to fight for it

  • Brian Hyde
    Brian Hyde 2 months ago +1

    The BBC Sky News and Channel 4 etc are overtly biased because they know, no one will hold them to account. I refuse to watch this media. Sick of the gutter politics.

  • Tim Hunt
    Tim Hunt 2 months ago

    Not one with a idea what the alt right tories are up to look out fools.

  • Nicholas Warner
    Nicholas Warner 2 months ago

    Brexshit is shit. End of.

  • Lopez2030
    Lopez2030 2 months ago

    What a bad comen for the presenter a the end of the report. He tray to defend Bojo???
    He sound stupid, next time more respect for the viewers, please.

  • fancyweeds
    fancyweeds 2 months ago

    4:00 summery of most Boris Johnson supporters

  • mr bottlespuller
    mr bottlespuller 2 months ago

    breaking free!...finally...after decades under the boot of bruxelles,raping the women ,stealing the country of it's assets ,enslaving the local population in the on-going process,like a good colonial power is supposed to do and the uk did itself for centuries ......I wonder ,could they give some examples of that tyranny from bruxelles what they are talking about?...juging by the sound they make there must be zillions examples .... taxes on tea?.....a couple of minutes later following you believe boris johnson ..... yeah , the woman her reaction to this question ....I trust boris johnson with all my heart ........may god be with us!!! can people be so stupid+so blind!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.......

  • mr bottlespuller
    mr bottlespuller 2 months ago

    breaking free!...finally...after decades under the boot of bruxelles,raping the women ,stealing the country of it's assets ,enslaving the local population in the on-going process,like a good colonial power is supposed to do and the uk did itself for centuries ......I wonder ,could they give some examples of that tyranny from bruxelles what they are talking about?...juging by the sound they make there must be zillions examples .... taxes on tea?.....a couple of minutes later following you believe boris johnson ..... yeah , the woman her reaction to this question ....I trust boris johnson with all my heart ........may god be with us!!! can people be so stupid+so blind!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.......

  • Lucia Port
    Lucia Port 2 months ago +2

    Please inform me why staying in the EU IS A GOOD THING FOR THE UK....Anybody

    • Nicholas Warner
      Nicholas Warner 2 months ago +1

      Better than the promised chaos of Brexshit.

  • Ernest Oglesby
    Ernest Oglesby 2 months ago +2

    When this General Election is held, there are going to be MANY MP's in the dole queue. End of two-party politics.

  • wutang6020
    wutang6020 2 months ago +1

    The BBC and the rest of the untrustworthy media is changing Britain and thankfully waking a lot more people up with there outright lies and propaganda!

  • Badminton London
    Badminton London 2 months ago +2

    Next election there will be a BIG SHOCK for the establishment , BBC thinks they can white wash it all , well think again!

  • Pitbulls are Great Babysitters

    Grooming gangs of ...

  • neil eastell
    neil eastell 2 months ago +3

    Brexit has highlighted how awful our MPs are , how awful Parliament is , how awful the Judges are and has shown us how biased the News is on Tv , Biased BBC , SKY and Channel 4 .

  • David Liggins
    David Liggins 2 months ago

    Who’d wanna vote labour..while traitor ole fart Corbyn is labour leader..even his own party want him out!.They should call it new labour get rid of the old & bring in some new young faces who understand what the hell is going on...👍

  • WTF-Dude
    WTF-Dude 2 months ago +2

    Slave masters cannot allow free thinking slaves roaming the UK

  • Eli Eli
    Eli Eli 2 months ago +2

    everything is a lie about no deal and hard brexit, they trying to scare people UK is self sufficient it`s not like you break all trade on that day. NO. Politicians lie to you and your families

  • Slavery was just renamed employment

    The bbc are a bunch of EU lackey peados

  • David Arnold
    David Arnold 2 months ago

    Dear Brexiters, if Yellowhammer was scaremongering, who were the government trying to scare, given that they never intended to release it?

  • Father Rob
    Father Rob 2 months ago +2

    Boris is now the champion of the northerner

  • Imperial Guard
    Imperial Guard 2 months ago +2

    I’m sure Johnson and what remains of his party all care deeply for the people of Grimsby 🤣😂

    • sponge face
      sponge face Month ago

      @Miss A Peal yeah, anyone who doesn't hold your views or vote the way you do is gullible.. been hearing that kind of pomposity for years now and it is beginning to sound old fashioned..

    • Miss A Peal
      Miss A Peal 2 months ago

      Exactly. Can't believe people are this gullible.

  • John Tiseo
    John Tiseo 2 months ago +2

    I think that Boris should scrap the unfair subsidising of a company via licence fees, the BBC should stand on its own feet or go under, any programmes they have that are good, will be taken on by other TV companies and the crap ones will disappear.
    Show the country that you are a true champion of the people DO IT NOW BORIS!
    and get us out of the EU and get the traitor MPs deselected at least or tried for conspiracy at best.

  • Artie-8356
    Artie-8356 2 months ago

    Labour are the only party willing and able to heal this nation.

  • John Tiseo
    John Tiseo 2 months ago +10

    So Grimsby MP says she hasn't forgotten that 70% of her electorate voted leave, but she did not say that she would carry out their wishes, lying by omission!

    • Tim Hunt
      Tim Hunt 2 months ago

      John Tiseo but not for a no deal. All old.

  • thegamer hawx777
    thegamer hawx777 2 months ago +3

    We are leaving in October and no one can stop it 👊👑👊

  • SpearMinti
    SpearMinti 2 months ago

    Turkeys voting for Christmas :(

    MrRRHHMM 2 months ago +2

    ... and the bbc WILL more licence fee.... not long to wait, now...

  • Gross Herman
    Gross Herman 2 months ago +6

    There are three things that will make the Tories win a majority, Boris, the help of the the Brexit Party and those who voted to remain but are sickened by the loss of our democracy, that’s what the fight is about now, our democracy that which fuels our freedom, as it has for hundreds of years. The sooner we leave, the better for Britain.

  • musictomyears8
    musictomyears8 2 months ago

    All Labour voters who think of voting Conservatives are shooting themselves in the feet.
    So easy to fool somebody these days... Cheap patriotism sells.

    • sponge face
      sponge face Month ago

      It is not as easy to fool somebody these days.... hence, labour are finished via, ironically, a working class revolt! pure poetry. build your own gulag.

    • John Tiseo
      John Tiseo 2 months ago +1

      You sound like someone who thinks that Labour are on your side, but the Labour Party that you support has been hijacked for many many years, first they became New Labour (a version of conservative) and now they have morphed into a Socialist (communist) party that hate Jews and love the satanic verses of islam!

  • California Dreamin'
    California Dreamin' 2 months ago

    Don't worry Grimsby , Boris is going to rebuild British Shipbuilding, and all 5 Frigates are going to built in Grimsby !! All the steel will come from Scunthorpe 🌞
    Isn't it great when you believe every lie Boris and Nigel tell you ? I admit I'm lying, I'm not the Prime Minister, but Boris never does.

  • Allard Freichmann
    Allard Freichmann 2 months ago

    Globalisation, social democracy, innovate, fight corruption, poverty and waste. Politics of today and the future.

  • Lenny Robinson
    Lenny Robinson 2 months ago +1

    What has Labour done up North apart from not steaming the flow of immigrants into my city Come on tell me Our industries were the envy of the World Yet you don't want to revive industry You want to stay in the EU USEING THE FUNDS OF THE PARTY TO KEEP US IN against I would say half the will of the party

    • Uninstall
      Uninstall 2 months ago

      Lenny Robinson correct the UK has the 2 of top 3 universities in the world. They can figure it out I’m sure. The only problem with brexit that the EU has is oil negotiating with the Middle East. It’s easier to negotiate as a larger collective than as a singular state. But we should be moving off oil use anyway. The pain will hurt short term but the foundations will be solid.

    • Lenny Robinson
      Lenny Robinson 2 months ago

      Your right we have the Expertise at home and I would think those with Expertise that are working abroad would all come back as we would be like a fledgling country Plenty of jobs and apprentices would be increased hell of a lot

    • Uninstall
      Uninstall 2 months ago +1

      Lenny Robinson That is the very reason why they will lose. You are correct, just look in a street tell many how many cars are made in the uk. Not a single one. Think of how many jobs brits could have if they had some manufacturing.

  • Eric Harvey
    Eric Harvey 2 months ago +6

    500 Brexit MPs would be nice

  • F*** what You think
    F*** what You think 2 months ago

    Politicians are crooked individuals 99% of them. not much better than the bbc themselves . None of us are going to get what we actually voted for

    • Eric Harvey
      Eric Harvey 2 months ago

      Or what we pay for in the licence fee, impartiality.

  • Sean Grieves
    Sean Grieves 2 months ago

    It is.. all English and euro pocket liners are bricking their pants now. No1 voted in the gov at the time decided without the public and since then the cash cow has been over milked to the point of lunacy.. it was wrong to nationalise all our domestic utilities and rail anyway. Anyone who bought in to make money of us will have to pocket a loss. The majority have voted. So suck it up.

  • joe stalin
    joe stalin 2 months ago +1

    You could become the Singapore of Europe wealthy and independent, not being controlled by Brussels and looted to pay for Merkels new Muslim Houseguest.

    • marconatrix
      marconatrix 2 months ago

      That could work for the City of London but the rest of us would be well and truly ****ed over.

  • joe stalin
    joe stalin 2 months ago

    All that Blood death and Misery and in the end the Germans will be running the show after all, how fucking sad.

  • joe stalin
    joe stalin 2 months ago +7

    The English people are getting Buggered in their collective arses without lube by the Filthy Globalist and their lackeys in Parliament.

    • Tim Dyer
      Tim Dyer 2 months ago +1

      No deal and Britain will be gang fucked by Oligarchs from the US, Saudi Arabia, Russia, China, India and these are more globalist than the EU. These are the people who bring u destruction of the rain forest, extra coal burning, bombing civilians in Syria, Crimea and Yemen. If you think the EU is bad, please look beyond them and see what bigger devils are out there!

  • Cowardly Custard
    Cowardly Custard 2 months ago +1

    an optimistic politician cannot change people who refuse to work or better themselves.

  • Socrates Inglessis
    Socrates Inglessis 2 months ago +1

    The English need to spend some time in quiet reflection.
    Yours is a culture and system in need of modernization not fantasizing about a return to Empire.
    If nothing else, can you at least admit that your not going to unfurl your sails and reclaim your glory days and colonies?
    You do realize that California has a larger economy than the entire UK right? Get some perspective mate!

    • Pete Bance
      Pete Bance 2 months ago

      This little shithole of an island is actually by far and away, the greatest country to have ever existed on planet earth. Our history is tarnished with bad tines, wrong decisions, but name another major country that doesn't have a tarnished history. What a shithole the UK is that so many people from around the world want to come here, to visit, to work or to live. Your views are your own and irrelevant . Looking forward to our independence day, not long now!

    • Socrates Inglessis
      Socrates Inglessis 2 months ago

      ​@Pete Bance If it matters I am 100% in favor of leave! I was amazed you voted for it, but I am one of those wishing you would get it over with and go away. I took a semester in England and can say from first hand experience that yours is a poor system of most everything. Education was a joke, the three least useful and by far easiest classes of my many years in University. Yours is a society based on lies. Nothing against the UK either, I started as a huge supporter, but the truth causes me to feel this way. Check your own history, it is pretty bad. I like the way you feel the need and ability to offer a warning to the world at the end! England will not be taken lightly! Planning an invasion again are we? Did you get the Americans and Russians to do the heavy work for you once again? As I said, you need to reflect on the truth as it is, not as you wish it was. But I do applaud you for realizing that empire is part of your history, even if we disagree on how evil or virtuous it was. I'm just annoyed Brexit is still a thing. Leave was supposed to mean leave!

    • Pete Bance
      Pete Bance 2 months ago

      And your comments are exactly what is wrong with remainer views on leavers. We dont want a return to Empire, stop talking nationalist bollocks. Im quite happy as a leaver to retract somewhat in my ways as a global power if, and its a big if, over a long period of time brexit proves to shrink our economy, our gdp. Preserving our culture, our sense of national identity our social fabric is far more important than wealth. Many polish friends arent rich, but they are happy and they rightly are proud of their country. This EU project that i presume you love and support, is clearly heading down the road to being a superstate. It has a currency, a flag, a nationsl anthem for christs sake. It governs your day to day life more than you know. And it wants more. And it is us Brits, as we have done in the past, who are standing up against it and saying....Nein! This is a call to all countries to join us and stop this madness, love Europe but not the EU. We are british, and be warned, we dont take lightly to be pushed around

  • guyverjay
    guyverjay 2 months ago

    The very concept of “safe seats” shows what fucking morons the electorate are