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Second referendum

August 16, 2017 // 19 Comments

Someone called TIXERB has started a petition called ‘Pause BREXIT, EU reform for all members, second UK referendum’ which currently has just over 350 signatures. I’d like to comment on some of the suggestions made in the petition.   Whilst 52% of those voting wanted to leave the EU, the [...]

Tipping Points and Tips for Radicals

March 4, 2017 // 19 Comments

Did you notice? A tipping point? Any tipping point? A point at which a series of small changes or incidents becomes significant enough to cause a larger, more important change? Firstly, 17.4million people voted to LEAVE the EU. Tip top turnout. It hasn’t happened yet though, despite the promises [...]

News review – Wednesday 25 January 2017

January 25, 2017 // 12 Comments

Brexit strategy Express REMAIN campaigners plotting a last-ditch attempt to block Brexit were warned last night that the will of the British people will prevail. Brexit minister David Davis defiantly vowed to begin forcing through a new law “within days” and give the Government power to set us [...]

Government loses Supreme Court case

January 24, 2017 // 11 Comments

News extra Supreme court ruling Prime Minister Theresa May does need to have the approval of Parliament before she triggers Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, starting the procedure for the UK pulling out of the European Union. But Parliament does not need to consult the assemblies of Scotland, Wales [...]

Project Fear failed – now it’s Project Demonisation

January 7, 2017 // 14 Comments

Earlier in the week I wrote to UKIP Daily (Letters to the Editor) about the outrageous ‘A Point of View’, broadcast by the BBC on the 28th of December 2016, which was widely interpreted as drawing a direct comparison between those who voted to leave the EU and those who crucified Christ. The [...]

2016 – The End-of-Year Report

December 31, 2016 // 9 Comments

At the end of the year, it’s become a tradition to look back at the events which were truly important. The editorial team decided that the past articles with the highest number of reader will best reflect what mattered to us all, to the members, readers and contributors. It goes without [...]

Sinister unravelling

December 7, 2016 // 22 Comments

I was one of the first people to make the joke ‘will the Lib Dems now ask for a second vote at Richmond Park as the people did not know what they were voting for’. However there is though a much more sinister undertone to what has happened post June 23rd. Joking apart, the newly elected MP for [...]

The Commonwealth: A Burning Issue

December 6, 2016 // 9 Comments

On the 25th February 1962, Heather wrote to Roger, an Assistant Purser on a ship bound for the West Coast of Africa: “Well what do you think is going to happen over this Common Market business?..things seem to be “hotting up” Roger replied on the 10th March 1962, having already put pen to [...]

The ‘deserving’ and ‘undeserving’ poor

December 1, 2016 // 16 Comments

The EU Observer published an article written by Goran Buldioski who is director of the Open Society Foundation in Europe. This is an interesting article. It takes in the result of Brexit, the Trump victory and the general retreat of, as Buldioski calls them, the ‘Progressives’. The tone of the [...]

The Plot to Murder Brexit – Part II

November 20, 2016 // 9 Comments

[Ed: Part I of this two-part series was published here, on Saturday November 19th 2016.] The logic of referenda Whatever the status of the prerogative there are also the logical implications of holding a referendum. Parliament voted overwhelmingly for the Act (316 for, 53 against) which authorised [...]
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