Tag Archives: European Union

Looser use of language


“We’re all familiar that Boris has a looser use of language, this is not the first time this has happened” said Malcolm Rifkind on last nights Newsnight. The fact that a predecessor of Boris believes this is acceptable behaviour, questions … Continue reading

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The need for greater clarity


At present our understanding of what a post Brexit world will look like is becoming even more confused as Politicians and ex-Civil Servants attempt to explain matters using simple metaphors. Few hungry people would turn down a packet of crisps, … Continue reading

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The straw that breaks the Brexiteers back


Watching Michael Gove speak on Channel 4 news about banning the use of plastic straws, he seems to completely undermine his own logic in his arguments over polluting our seas. His argument is that banning plastic straws is not possible … Continue reading

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Financial services is not a special case


As this piece in the FT reports, there is a commitment being made by David Davis and his team as they negotiate Brexit to ensure that Bankers and Financial Service providers can continue to trade post Brexit for at least … Continue reading

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Our Negotiator in Chief


The Government and Brexiteers have been speaking about negotiation since 24th June with a high level of ignorance. This man is supposedly the nations negotiator and yesterday in Parliament demonstrated how he is unfit for the job. Of course standing … 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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Dependence Day


It seems clear to me that our nation depends on other nations to be an effective part of the world. Just because we are an Island nation does not make us self sufficient. The EU is far from an ideal … Continue reading

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