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TBrexit ‘Youthquake’ blindspot – why Remainers should be careful what they wish for

TBrexit ‘Youthquake’ blindspot – why Remainers should be careful what they wish for

James Taylor March 4, 2018 0

First things first. Let me make the obligatory declaration of creed. I am a Remainer, at least I voted Remain in the 2016 referendum on our membership of the EU, although not with a

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The Referendum’s Aftermath has Shown Up the SNP

The Referendum’s Aftermath has Shown Up the SNP

Kieran Munro November 1, 2016 0

More people in Scotland voted against independence than anything else in the history of Scotland. It isn’t just that the SNP refuse to accept this as an observation of fact, it’s that they cannot

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Controversy as Electoral Commission Guide Tells Voters to Vote Remain

Controversy as Electoral Commission Guide Tells Voters to Vote Remain

Matthew Cowley May 31, 2016 1

Over the weekend it emerged that thousands of UK households have received a postal vote guide implying that they should use their postal vote to vote Remain in the referendum. Initially reports named Bristol

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Patronising the public will lose Cameron this referendum

Patronising the public will lose Cameron this referendum

Douglas Carswell May 9, 2016 0

First we were told Brexit could mean the end of the Premier League. Then they said it would destroy London’s economy. Yesterday George Osborne told us house prices would collapse. Today David Cameron is

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Don’t Let Big Business Hold Back the EU Referendum

Don’t Let Big Business Hold Back the EU Referendum

Backbencher February 10, 2014 0

Vince Cable recently stood before a gathering of economists and said: “The prospect of a referendum and possible exit from the EU is deeply unsettling for businesses trading in the European single market, from the car industry

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James Wharton’s right: we need an EU referendum now!

Backbencher November 11, 2013 1

On Friday, Twitter was flooded with excited Tory MPs proclaiming themselves as the party giving Britain a choice over membership of the European Union, as a result of James Wharton’s Private Members Bill being

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The UK and its Future Relationship with the EU

The UK and its Future Relationship with the EU

Andrew Thorpe-Apps June 1, 2013 1

David Cameron has said he will negotiate a ‘better deal’ for Britain. But what should the UK’s future relationship with the EU be?  The vast majority of EU member states wish Britain to remain

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Europe returns to haunt Cameron

Backbencher May 20, 2013 0

By Josh Hitchens Last week saw yet another victory for those pesky backbench Tories determined to get a referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU. James Wharton’s private members bill is intended to force

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The European Question, and a Very British Answer

The European Question, and a Very British Answer

Backbencher March 30, 2013 0

Andy Findon says Cameron’s gamble on Europe may prove fatal for the Tories. In 1992, John Major faced down opposition from his own government and signed the Maastricht Treaty. Since then, the split amongst the Conservative Party over Europe has

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