Category Archives: Brexit

So Brexit is worth going bust for – nothing like betting with other peoples money, eh?

So Boris Johnson says that Brexit is a “Do or Die” Charge of the Light Brigade moment for him, or perhaps it is only a one in a million possibility. Jeremy Hunt says he will tell businesses that going bust … Continue reading

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UK citizens wherever they live are not getting a fair BREXIT deal from the EU.

One of the things that was clear from the Millions in the Margins advice we commissioned in March last year is that during the Brexit negotiations, the EU has ignored its own treaties and the principles which should underpin its … Continue reading

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Is a People’s Vote now more likely or are we heading for a default No-Deal exit – the answer is in Jeremy Corbyn’s hands

The scale of Theresa May’s defeat is incredible. Far exceeding anything whether measured in votes or percentages that a Government has suffered in the modern era. But, which way does her defeat push things? The opposition to her deal will … Continue reading

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The past two years very much resemble the curate’s egg

The past two years very much resemble the curate’s egg. On the one hand there has been blind adherence to a non-existent plan, which has resulted in a deal between Theresa May and the EU that virtually nobody in the … Continue reading

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Why we need a People’s Vote and talk of a General Election is just a cynical distraction.

Before we start, “I want to be very clear about this”, nobody is suggesting ignoring the 2016 referendum result. The world has moved on, we have far more information. It is entirely appropriate to ask people whether they are still … Continue reading

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Brexit, It’s no good harking back, what is best for our country NOW?

It’s no good harking back… Were we told that our country would be better off outside the EU, that we could establish a new world position at the drop of a hat, that we could write our own ticket to … Continue reading

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When you have nothing to say for yourself, spread stories about your opponents

Theresa May’s government is actually verbally bankrupt, as well as morally bankrupt and much shorter of the readies than it needed to be. We’re getting the usual stuff about what they’re “very clear about” (yawn), but there’s nothing new, nothing … Continue reading

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Demagogues arrive quietly, wrapped in a flag, anyone who disagrees is a threat to democracy.

In the 1930’s Huey Long, US Senator 1932-1935, is reputed to have said that if the nationalistic authoritarianism rampant in some European countries arrived in the USA “It would come wrapped in the flag claiming to be a saviour of … Continue reading

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In The Deep Mid-Winter Jeremy Corbyn joins Theresa May hunting Unicorns and Rainbows

As we traverse the winter solstice and head toward the Christmas/New Year break, we can spot Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May out together, hunting for rainbows and unicorns. It has long been know that Theresa May is an enthusiastic participant … Continue reading

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A vote of no confidence in the Government is not as simple as it sounds.

There has been a lot of talk about Labour forcing a Commons vote of no-confidence. The no-confidence motion that Jeremey Corbyn has tabled is largely symbolic. The government doesn’t have to provide time for it to be debated and the … Continue reading

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