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What the Quitters are Scared to tell you: The UK has a Veto on the EU removing the UK rebate

The rebate is set out in the EU’s Own Resources Decision. This does not (as some suggest) have an expiry date (other Member States’ rebates will expire in 2020, but the UK rebate, and the law as a whole, will … Continue reading

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What the Quitters are Scared to tell you: The UK has a Veto on new members joining

The rules on accession of a new Member State are set out in Article 49 TEU, as follows: Any European State which respects the values referred to in Article 2 and is committed to promoting them may apply to become … Continue reading

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What the Quitters are Scared to tell you: The truth about the UK’s EU budget contribution.

Headline Net contribution 2014 The UK makes the 3rd largest contribution of the 10 nations that make a positive contribution to the EU budget. Net contribution as a percentage of GDP When measured against a country’s Gross Domestic Product the … Continue reading

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What the Leavers are afraid to tell you: The UK can control its future if it Remains IN.

From Steve Peers, a member of one of the SY2E – Remain in the EU groups. 1)      The UK cannot be required to join an EU army without consent of the UK government, parliament and public; 2)      Treaty amendments require … 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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This is what UK manufacturing will look like according to Brexit economist

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