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M6 set for ‘Brexit go-slow’ protest drive

Posted on - 21st March, 2019 - 8:53pm | Author - | Posted in - Broughton, Politics, Preston News, Roads, Transport
The scene at the M55/M6 junction shortly before 5.30pm on Tuesday Pic: Motorway Traffic Cameras
The protest is set to begin at the Broughton junction of the M6 at 32 Pic: Motorway Traffic Cameras

Drivers are being warned of delays throughout Friday morning due to a ‘Brexit go-slow’.

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Lorry drivers are being encouraged by the Brexit Direct Action group to join the protest.

Read more: Police issue warning about another M6 Brexit go-slow

The ‘Go Slow’ protest is scheduled for the M6 from Junction 32 down to the Croft interchange at Junction 21 where it meets the M62.

Vehicles taking part are expected to go at an average speed of 20mph.

Organisers say it will start around 7.30am from the Broughton interchange and work its way south.

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The ‘go-slow’ is in protest about the delay to Brexit as Theresa May seeks a three-month extension from the European Union.

The UK had been due to leave the EU on Friday 29 March following the referendum in 2016.

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