Ms Miller, who made headlines after defeating the Government in the Supreme Court battle to give Parliament a Brexit vote, is set to publicly launch new company ‘UK-EU Open Policy Limited’ as she plans to campaign against the Prime Minister’s Brexit plans.
Her team of Europhile campaigners are planning to pressure Theresa May into negotiating a soft Brexit by pushing against border restrictions and demanding as much access to the single market as possible.
Gina Miller is preparing to take on the Government again in a bid to block a hard Brexit Things you may not know about remoaner Gina Miller Thu, March 2, 2017
Gina Miller is leading the challenge that has blocked Theresa May triggering Article 50 without the consent of Parliament
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Gina Miller has won the case to block Theresa May from Article 50
Thousands of people write, email, call, send me letters saying, ‘We really need you to carry on standing up for us because nobody else will’
Speaking to the Financial Times, Mrs Miller defended her decision to keep battling the Government’s Brexit plans.
She said: “We’ve somehow ended up in this place where that whole premise of the will of the people has somehow made everyone else impotent.
“I find it very strange but very worrying because we need people to speak up.
The UK-EU Open Policy company is backed by Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group
“The fight is two-fold now, not just fighting for the negotiation but fighting for the sort of Britain we want after Brexit.”
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After her stint in the spotlight Ms Miller says she feels “a real sense of responsibility” but claims she would never survive in politics, and is more interested in social justice.
She added: “Thousands of people write, email, call, send me letters saying, ‘We really need you to carry on standing up for us because nobody else will’.”
The UK-EU Open Policy company, which was incorporated last October, is backed by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and its directors include Sir Clive Cowdery, the financial backer of the Resolution Foundation think tank, and former Goldman Sachs executive Stephen Peel.
Eloise Todd, who spent seven years working as a political adviser in the European Parliament, is set to become the campaign’s chief executive and the new venture is expected to run alongside Open Britain, another major soft Brexit movement.
Ms Miller made headlines when she defeated the Government in the Supreme Court Brexit case
Last month, Ms Miller raised the prospect of a new legal challenge to the Great Repeal Bill.
She said: “I am profoundly worried because the Government has already blotted its copy book by trying to bypass Parliament.
“If there is any sniff that they are trying to use Henry VIII powers, that would be profoundly undemocratic.”