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Polls are often wrong


The latest poll from YouGov suggests that many of the people who voted to Leave the EU are not concerned if our departure has a damaging impact on the UK economy. I hope that the poll is wrong, and I … Continue reading

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The importance of a prepared exit route


We live in a nation that is struggling to make sense of how to leave the EU in a manner that is not destructive for either the UK or indeed the EU itself, which will remain our closest and largest … Continue reading

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An independent sovereign nation


When Liam Fox launched the Grassroots Out campaign in January 2016 he stood in front of 2000 people and said how he wanted to live in “an independent sovereign nation”. Last night he was interviewed on BBC Newsnight and spoke about … Continue reading

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The Feelings index!


When David Cameron first became Prime Minister, he proposed finding a way of measuring our happiness as a nation. The plan which was estimated to cost some £2M was that from April 2011, the Office for National Statistics would ask people … Continue reading

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A man to unite the whole country?


In the light of our vote to leave the EU, by 52% to 48% there could not be much more evidence of division within the nation. The fact that only 72% of us did turn out means that in one … Continue reading

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A sobering set of statistics


This graph makes it crystal clear how disproportionately low our exposure to asylum applications is when compared to nearly all of our European Neighbours. One of the few positive outcomes from the many debates taking place yesterday is that our Government along with France … Continue reading

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Lets cut more, faster


Its time for our Politicians to show some leadership and prepare us to cut energy use, much faster than they are contemplating at present. Thanks to an as yet unpublished EU report, we know that if we adopted more aggressive energy use targets, … Continue reading

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