Category Archives: EU

LED by the nose

One of the most transparently fraudulent tactics of the Leave campaign was its use of rabble rousing “examples” of EU interference in people’s everyday lives. Yes, we’re talking about a world filled with bent bananas, barmaids’ cleavages and one size … Continue reading

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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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“Wombgate”: Why Trump like politics are destroying the UK

A month ago, if you’d asked the man in the street, “Who is Andrea Leadsom?” my guess is that you’d have got little more than a blank look in reply. Even two weeks ago, post Brexit, I think you’d have … Continue reading

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Europe: Project Hope 4 – Let’s be hopeful. Let’s be constructive. Let’s dream a little…

By Hector MacDonald a member of one of the SY2E – Remain in the EU groups. Let’s be hopeful.  Let’s be constructive.  Let’s dream a little…  We can make the EU the greatest coalition of sovereign nations ever seen We’ve … Continue reading

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Europe: Project Hope 3 – We must support the EU and its ideals in every way we can

By Hector MacDonald a member of one of the SY2E – Remain in the EU groups. We must support the EU and its ideals in every way we can Yes, we should Vote to Remain on 23 June.  We should … Continue reading

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Churchill Quotes – Europe, United States of Europe, EU, EEC, Sovereignty

Hard as it is to say now. I look forward to a United States of Europe, in which the barriers between the nations will be greatly minimised and unrestricted travel will be possible. Winston S. Churchill – Writing to Anthony Eden after … Continue reading

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Europe: Project Hope 2 – The EU’s greatest achievements are under threat

By Hector MacDonald a member of one of the SY2E – Remain in the EU groups. The EU does not get everything right, and now its greatest achievements are under threat. Many complaints about the EU are justified.  Its administrators … Continue reading

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Europe: Project Hope 1 – The European Union is built on a set of ideals that we all value

By Hector MacDonald a member of one of the SY2E – Remain in the EU groups. The European Union is built on a set of ideals that we all value What matters to Europeans?  The rule of law.  Freedom of … Continue reading

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TTIP and Public Health Services – Why the EU isn’t a threat to the NHS

Bart Staes, MEP and ENVI (Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety) committee member has reported to the European Parliament that “We cannot afford to sacrifice certain of the European safeguards on the altar of free trade” Although … Continue reading

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So the Leavers say the EU is undemocratic. Another Myth debunked.

Thanks to Paula Kirby, a member of one of the SY2E – Remain in the EU groups. I’d like to correct a very widespread misunderstanding. It is not correct to say the EU is unelected. It is true that the … Continue reading

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