Coronavirus is tearing the EU apart. Borders have sprung up throughout the Schengen free movement area. Brussels has widely been ignored as irrelevant. Member states have been implementing whatever plans they have deemed necessary. The only leverage Brussels has is money, and it hasn’t got … Continue reading Covid-19 and the EU
Until the 31st December 2020, the UK must abide by EU laws, laws over which we have no vote or veto. External rule is imposed against our will. This is a clear violation of Article 1 of the United Nations Covenant on Civil and Political … Continue reading Why there should not be a Brexit extension
Today is Remembrance Sunday. A day when, with great solemnity, our leaders lay wreaths at the Cenotaph and make speeches about how we will never forget the fallen. What did they fight for? Surely it was that we could govern ourselves democratically. If that is … Continue reading We Forgot.
Before Brexit the impression most people had of Britain was of a moderate nation of that had stood courageously through the ages for democracy and the rule of law. The quirkiness of our traditions and institutions, though they had been incrementally refined, were ancient and … Continue reading What Do They Do?
1, We voted to leave, the Benn Bill is about preventing that from happening. If Parliament is going to treat our vote with contempt, why shouldn’t we treat their law with contempt? 2, Why should we obey the law? What makes the law any more … Continue reading Why Johnson Should Not Seek an Extension
This graph shows EU member states ranked according to their GDP. The wealthiest are at the top, the poorest are at the bottom. The X axis represents time, from 1960 on the left to the present day on the right. The full hi-res PDF can … Continue reading EU membership does not make a country richer.
I’ve lost quite a few ‘friends’ because of my Brexiting … so might as well go for the clean sweep … I support Extinction Rebellion! So I’m asking all Brexiteers to pause for thought before condemning them. Firstly I think Brexiteers are conflating XR with … Continue reading Why Brexiteers should support Extinction Rebellion.
By JOHN REDWOOD | Published: April 15, 2019 Dear Geoffrey Let me have another go at getting a reply from you concerning the way the Withdrawal Agreement stops us leaving the EU. Would you kindly confirm 1. If we sign this Treaty we will be … Continue reading Letter to the Attorney General about the legal impact of signing the wrongly named Withdrawal Treaty
If, before the vote, David Cameron says “this is your decision. The government will implement what you decide” but after the vote he doesn’t … then you’ve been lied to right? … and if, before the vote, the Tories say they will implement the referendum … Continue reading Brex-terminate the Tories
The following document was first published in 2000, It is taken from a PDF file so some of the text/spacing format has been lost but the words are unedited. For more information regarding the environmental arguments for Brexit visit Green Leaves. Introduction It seems that … Continue reading The Euro or a Sustainable Future for Britain? Dr Caroline Lucas MEP & Dr Mike Woodin