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“The Brexit te Deum” (A Parody on the Te Deum laudamus)

“The Brexit te Deum” (A Parody on the Te Deum laudamus)

Richard Marshall July 7, 2018 0

With the meeting at Chequers apparently over, with some sort of agreement reached, we can only wait and see the response from the Backbenchers and EU. The noise from business appears positive at least,

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Oxford Votes to Remain in NUS Amongst Referendum Controversies

Oxford Votes to Remain in NUS Amongst Referendum Controversies

Matthew Cowley June 2, 2016 1

In the latest of the recent referenda on disaffiliation from the National Union of Students, Oxford University have voted to remain in the NUS. With 57.1% voters at the University coming down in favour

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Why Brexit Scare Stories Will Come True, No Matter Which Way the Vote Goes

Why Brexit Scare Stories Will Come True, No Matter Which Way the Vote Goes

Alan Findlay May 27, 2016 0

I was impressed by the Tory leaders’ recent frightening statements about how ‘house prices will fall 18%’ after Brexit, and other similar project fear related comments of late. These statements, I believe are true

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The Emperor Aghast at the Peasant’s Revolt: Brexit against Colossus

The Emperor Aghast at the Peasant’s Revolt: Brexit against Colossus

Old Holborn April 8, 2016 1

It’s nail-biting stuff, isn’t it, this Brexit nonsense? Well if it isn’t for you, it should be, there’s plenty at stake on June 23rd for all of us. I’m sworn to neutrality, for reasons I’ll

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University of York to host referendum on NUS

University of York to host referendum on NUS

Milton May 29, 2014 1

The University of York is getting ready to host a referendum which asks students: Should YUSU (York University Student’s Union) affiliate with NUS? We recently reported on a poll conducted by York Vision which

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Crimea River – A line in the sand for the EU

Crimea River – A line in the sand for the EU

Old Holborn March 24, 2014 2

I’ve watched the developments in the Ukraine with great interest (well more out of morbid curiosity to be honest) because this is the first real shake up of political boundaries since the historic fall

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Ed Miliband’s turkey is cooked, and he has to go.

Backbencher August 20, 2013 6

Damaine Gorman argues that Ed Miliband simply has to go. As the third anniversary of Ed Miliband’s leadership looms, Labour are still attempting to cope with the awkward, incapable man they were saddled with

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‘….and they would’ve Scot-en away with it too.’

‘….and they would’ve Scot-en away with it too.’

Backbencher August 2, 2013 3

Revealing some dirty tricks by the Yes side in the Scottish Independence debate There has been much made of positivity and negativity with regards to campaigning in the Scottish independence referendum. Hardly a news

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Young, Bright, Scottish, and er, Unionist

Backbencher June 7, 2013 0

First-time young voters in Scotland’s independence referendum will repay First Minister Alex Salmond by voting to keep the Union When the ink dried on the Edinburgh Agreement, both sides of the debate on Scottish

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The Falklands referendum and the so-called right to self-determination

Backbencher February 14, 2013 7

On 18 January 2013 the government of the Falkland Islands announced a date for the referendum on whether to retain the Islands’ status as an Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom. It will take

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