Tag Archives: Meaningful Vote

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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Theresa May’s rainbows and unicorns

In her speech on 9th January 2017, i.e. nearly 2 years ago, at the Charity Commission annual meeting, the Prime Minister promised that her government would have a “comprehensive, wide-ranging plan” to split from the EU. “A plan to build … Continue reading

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Neither Fish, Flesh nor Good Red Herring

So we now have the official version of “Brexit means Brexit” the Political Declaration. The question is, who does it satisfy? Seemingly nobody. It is a “Blind Brexit”, “26 pages of waffle” and doesn’t provide “frictionless trade”. It means everything … Continue reading

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Other campaigns and challenges we face

Application for a Judicial Review by Sue Wilson and others. It is excellent news that the judge reviewing Sue Wilson’s application has laid down some solid markers for a response from the government. There is still a long way to … Continue reading

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Government excesses can no longer be tolerated, politics has to work for everyone.

In a Guardian article entitled “Boardroom excesses can no longer be tolerated. The economy has to work for all.” Theresa May wrote about how she wants to raise the standards of corporate governance, something that undoubtedly needs doing. However, there … Continue reading

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How can non-existent documents be so informative?

It’s been an interesting few days: the Govt. has been caught being negligent, ministers have been extremely economical with the truth and a supposedly done deal with the EU has fallen apart. In fact the Govt. did not commission any … Continue reading

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Do we know where the UK is heading?

As we start another month on the road from the referendum to the date that the UK is supposed to leave the EU, are things any clearer? The answer to that is a pretty unequivocal “Maybe!” It’s not just May, … Continue reading

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