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UK Brexit impact reports now don’t exist

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We should have known all along that the 58 Brexit impact assessments that Brexit Secretary, David Davis, claimed existed only last month are in fact all bluff and bluster. Just like Brexit itself. Today Mr Davis told MPs that the UK government’s 58 sectoral analyses of the impact of Britain leaving the EU can’t be […]

Brexit impact report published by Parliament

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Whilst the UK’s assessments on the impact of Brexit are shrouded in secrecy, the European Parliament has already openly published an assessment of the impact of Brexit on the remaining 27 EU member states. The European Parliament commissioned the independent report on the economic impact of Brexit and it was published last March without any […]

Government loses vote on secret Brexit reports

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MPs last night passed a motion ordering the government to release 58 secret assessments into the economic damage from Brexit. But Ministers have caused a furious backlash by refusing to say if they will abide by the motion, even though Parliamentary clerks advised that the decision was “binding”. The Government had been fighting to keep […]

The secret Brexit files must be released

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The government has commissioned 58 secret reports on the economic impact of Brexit, but has refused to make them public. The comprehensive studies have been prepared by experts into the likely effects of various Brexit terms on different sectors comprising around 90% per cent of the UK economy. Today Prime Minister Theresa May was under […]

EU migrants give more than they take

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We’ve known this all along, but still many people don’t believe it. Citizens living here from the rest of the EU/EEA give much more to Britain than they take. They are a boon, not a burden, and we’d be poorer without them. Last June in Parliament, Philip Davies, the Conservative MP for Shipley in West […]

Video: Can Britain stop Brexit?

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Video of my recent talk, ‘Can Britain stop Brexit?’ Can Britain stop Brexit? The simple answer is yes, if that’s what Britain wants. In my video, I explain why Britain should want to stop Brexit.

How newspaper lies led to Brexit

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In October 2015, I gave a speech to international journalists in Germany called, ‘Newspaper lies can cost lives.’ Less than a year later, Britain voted for Brexit, with one of the main reasons cited as ‘too many migrants’. How did such a fear and dislike of migrants develop? Newspaper lies played an enormous role. Video; […]

David Davis doesn’t understand negotiating or the EU

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Brexit Secretary, David Davis, has said that Britain won’t hold ANY Brexit talks unless the EU drops its demands for €100bn in payments it claims are due. It’s now more than likely that Britain will leave the EU without any agreement in place, which of course will be disastrous. Unfortunately, David Davis has shown he […]

Tory hard Brexit puts two Unions at risk

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This week the Conservative Party tweeted Theresa May’s statement: ‘Sturgeon’s plan to leave the UK – Scotland’s biggest market – would mean economic chaos.’ The Prime Minister doesn’t seem to get it, does she? Exactly the same arguments also apply to her plan to leave the EU as well as its Single Market – the UK’s […]

Two-faced Theresa

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Britain’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, has pledged to take the country out of the European Union. But before last year’s referendum on 23 June, Ms May was a firm advocate against Brexit and for Britain remaining in the EU. Can we trust a prime minister whose principles blow so easily in the wind? Is this […]

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