Category Archives: EU Referendum

The penny that finally dropped after 1085 days


It seems like good news that on 14th June this year, Liam Fox finally grasped that WTO terms for our nation outside of the EU would be a terrible mistake. He has stated this in slightly less precise terminology, presumably … Continue reading

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Unicorn, mirage and placebo democracy


Its a challenge to read about a Parliamentary debate which raises concerns about referenda and their role in democracy when that debate is taking place in the House of Lords which has so many of its own problems when it … Continue reading

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Let us all change politics for Good


It is surely time that we pay attention to the heading on the letter from my MEP, Nigel Farage who took the trouble to write to Theresa May on the last day of her role as leader of the Tory … Continue reading

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A wake up call for the Department for Education?


A few weeks ago I wrote a piece that related to a debate that had taken place in Parliament about modern language education and in that debate Nick Gibb, the Schools Minister made it very clear that in the light … Continue reading

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A tragic way to promote your campaign


There are few credible people outside of the Tory Party who would argue that funding schools and funding the police is not an essential way forward for our society, given the appalling cuts that they have faced over the last … Continue reading

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The lies that both sides told deserve taking to court


As newspapers and broadcasters are currently focused on comprising a list of Boris Johnson and his 40 competitors who all want a role that many people would argue will end their political careers, it seems worth asking the 12 Sussex … Continue reading

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The urgent need to help unite our nation


In many senses the visit that begins officially tomorrow is simply one more bit of icing on a very unpleasant cake that began to be baked early in 2016 when an EU referendum that was poorly prepared for was announced, … Continue reading

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