Thursday, 20 September 2018

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Churchill's antidote to war: A united Europe


It’s 72 years ago, on 19 September 1946, that war leader and former British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, gave his landmark speech at the University of Zurich in Switzerland. He called for Europe to, "build a kind of United States of Europe" to create lasting peace.

Monday, 17 September 2018

Empty hall as MPs debate petition to withdraw Article 50


MPs debated a petition on Monday 10 September to withdraw Article 50 if Vote Leave broke electoral laws. But hardly any MPs turned up.

Saturday, 15 September 2018

Brexit deal is too complicated for a referendum, says minister


On this week’s BBC Question Time, Prisons Minister, Rory Stewart, said we couldn’t have a new ‘People’s Vote’ on the final Brexit deal because, basically, it’s too complicated for a referendum choice.

Sunday, 2 September 2018

Michel Barnier's big BUT


Last week, the pound briefly jumped 1% against the US dollar when the EU’s Chief Negotiator, Michel Barnier said, “We are prepared to offer Britain a partnership such as there never has been with any other third country”.

Friday, 17 August 2018

Brexit is built on sand


Last May in Parliament, Prime Minister, Theresa May, summed up her promises for Brexit in just 15-seconds: no hard border on the island of Ireland, and as frictionless trade as possible with the rest of the EU.

Thursday, 16 August 2018

The curious incident of the cow in the canal

What a strange sight I saw ahead as I cycled along the Grand Union Canal yesterday. There was a man holding a rope tethered to a cow that was standing serenely in the canal next to him.

Tuesday, 31 July 2018

Don't panic, says Theresa May


Our Prime Minister, Theresa May, has urged the public not to be “worried” by her government’s plans to stockpile food and medicine to prepare for a no-deal Brexit.

Sunday, 29 July 2018

We still haven't won the arguments we lost


It is a poor reflection of the pro-Remain campaign that even two years after the referendum, much of Britain is still basking in shocking ignorance about how the EU functions, the reason it exists, and how it is a democracy run by its members for the benefit of its members.