Category Archives: consequences

The Leave Campaign’s Most Toxic Legacy

One week before voting for the EU Referendum took place, a UK MP was brutally murdered, and to judge by the almost total absence of any mention of this since the day of the vote, people seem to have forgotten … Continue reading

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I urge the British voter not to fall into this Brexit trap – Democracy

By John Tilt, a member of one of the SY2E – Remain in the EU groups. We need to eschew all this false information about the EU being undemocratic! Under the influence of bigots like Boris Johnson, Farage, and IDS … Continue reading

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I urge the British voter not to fall into this Brexit trap – TTIP

By John Tilt, a member of one of the SY2E – Remain in the EU groups. The EU is far LESS likely to accept a TTIP agreement than an isolated UK would. An exiting UK would have little choice other … Continue reading

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Brexit economist dismisses Government Brexit predictions – so why don’t we just use his?

On Monday, in an article in The Telegraph, Brexit economist Patrick Minford said that the Treasury’s projections of the long-term and short-term effect of a Brexit were “flawed”. He finishes by saying: The establishment is wrong over Brexit, as it … Continue reading

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Brexit: The leavers Singapore model is no good says Singapore

The Leave campaign’s argument for a Singapore-style economic and political model has just been blown out of the water by the Straits Times: Brexit will not make the UK into the Singapore of Europe Landfall Strategy Group, a Singapore-based economic research … Continue reading

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*The EU and UK employment rights

Originally posted by Marion Thornly in her blog Ceret Diaries: The EU and UK employment rights   The following is a brief summary of a paper entitled “UK Employment Rights and the EU” recently published by the TUC.   The Treaty … Continue reading

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EU would insist on a swift divorce from the UK before negotiations on new EU/UK relationship.

According to RTE (Ireland’s National broadcaster) the EU would want a swift divorce from the UK in the event of a Brexit and would only after that be prepared to start negotiations on a new EU/UK relationship, see link below. … Continue reading

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Another illustration by Vote Leave of why BREXIT is not a cost free option

Why oh why, does Vote Leave seem unable to put up a single relevant factual argument?  Perhaps we all know the answer.  But you would think a Government Minister could make a better fist of explaining her case than Priti … Continue reading

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Brexit may precipitate both UK and EU break-up

That the economy will suffer after Brexit there seems little doubt.  Even if everything turns out as the Brexiters wish, the very uncertainty will  be enough to slow the economy for years, leaving us running to catch-up and make good … Continue reading

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John Major – EU Referendum “It will decide Britain’s place in the world for generations”

In today’s Sunday Telegraph, former Prime Minister John Major has called for the UK to remain in the EU. “When we joined the EU we were the “sick man” of Europe: today, as a result of our domestic reforms and … Continue reading

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