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Note the date on the front cover of this House of Commons Library publication . . . Elise Uberoi of the House of Commons Library evidently prepared this document and it was published on 3rd June 2015 – over a year before the great EU Referendum fiasco. The paper was actually prepared as a… Read More »
It has puzzled me for some time that we are constantly told that “Leave won” (“suck it up”), that the “Nation” voted for “Out”, that there was a majority in favour of non-EU membership, that we have heard the “voice of the people”. Yet it is plain to see that of those who voted, some… Read More »
Jude Kirton-Darling is a Labour MEP for the North East. She has a knack of digging out relevant stuff that you will never see in the main stream media, and then putting in language I can understand. This is a post of hers from Facebook which I have shamelessly copied, and which she asked us… Read More »
Hello, Gregory. I see you’ve left the tennis club ? Yup. Got fed up with them all. Oh ! They seem a pretty decent crowd to me. What ? Everything decided by the gents in the bar. Committee totally ignored and not even elected anyway ! Totally undemocratic. I’ve been complaining about it for years.… Read More »
One of the great lies much circulated before the recent EU Referendum was that we were governed by a bunch of unelected bureaucrats. The statement in itself was not at all clear as it seemed to assume that the bureaucrats – presumably the European Commission – and the elected ones – the European Parliament -were… Read More »
Some people who advocate remaining in the European Union say that we should not only be “IN” but that we should lead it . . .
This is what we are up against . . . The Sunday Express . . . February 16, 2016 Readers could be forgiven for thinking that 1st April – like the Spring daffodils – had arrived early this year with a splash by the Sunday Express – “EU declares war on drivers: UK motorists should… Read More »
“The European Union is a remote, elite, bureaucratic, anti-democratic form of supranational governance, to which our politicians have delegated power. Its political objectives transcend national interests: our votes cannot change policy or trajectory. It is unaccountable, and rides roughshod over the wills of the peoples of Europe.” So says the web site of Christians For… Read More »