Dorset people are set to take to the streets of London today to demand a final say on Brexit.

Anti-Brexit campaigners have organised more than 170 coaches – eight of which are from Dorset – to bring activists to London from all over the UK to join ‘Together for the Final Say’ march.

This march, which will coincide with the scheduled vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s new Brexit deal, is due to see hundreds of thousands of people brought to the capital to request a People’s Vote.

West Dorset for EU, one of the organisations campaigning for a second referendum, is also due to present West Dorset MP Sir Oliver Letwin with a petition asking him to back their cause.

Kay Wilcox, chairman of West Dorset for EU, said: “For more than three years, hard-working activists and campaigners here in South and West Dorset and across the UK have been running street stalls, delivering leaflets, and making the case for a People’s Vote to settle the Brexit issue once and for all. Now we are coming together in London to demand our voices are heard.

“Boris Johnson needs to hear loud and clear he must seek our consent before he inflicts his damaging Brexit on our country.

“The Together For The Final Say march will be a huge democratic moment for our country as we say loud and clear that, whatever you think about Brexit, the only clear way out of this mess is to give the people the final say.

“We’ve spoken to many hundreds of local people over this year and we know they want a say in our future. We will be presenting a petition to Sir Oliver Letwin, asking for his support for a People’s Vote, which has attracted well over 1,000 signatures from his West Dorset constituency.”

The group plans to present the petition to Sir Oliver next Wednesday. Saturday’s march will see protestors walk from Park Lane to Parliament Square, starting at midday.

The People’s Vote Campaign was founded in April 2018 to advocate for a second referendum on Brexit. The UK is currently due to leave the European Union on October 31, and a vote on Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal is due to take place in the House of Commons of Saturday.

However, under the European Union Withdrawal (No. 2) Act 2019 (more commonly known as the Benn Act), the Prime Minister is required to ask the EU for an extension on the Article 50 process on or before Saturday if no withdrawal agreement is passed or unless Parliament votes for a no-deal Brexit.