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Michael Burrage: Six claims of the Remain campaign that most annoy Leave

22 June 2016

Michael Burrage Both sides in the Brexit debate have made claims that particularly annoy the other, especially if they refer to issues where the evidence is, they think, overwhelmingly on their side, and unlike other issues, is beyond reasonable debate. In effect, they are being asked to debate what they consider to be no-brainers. This… [Read More]


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23 May 2016

“The eurozone is economically moribund, persists with policies that have demonstrably failed, is indifferent to democracy, is run by and for a small, self-perpetuating elite, and is slowing dying.” This was Larry Elliott in the Guardian on 20 May. And yet the vast majority of people who voted Labour in 2015 want to remain in… [Read More]


Marcus Gibson: Top 10 Reasons for Leaving the EU

19 May 2016

1) All of the high growth markets for UK exports lie outside the EU. 2) We cannot reform the EU Commission for the better as we will always be outvoted by the Franco-German clique. 3) We will take back control over our borders and control immigration. Already, much of eastern Europe is ignoring the Commission… [Read More]


Jonathan Arnott MEP: How do people from outside the EU view Brexit?

25 April 2016

When we look at Britain’s membership of the European Union, we often do so from an insider’s perspective. From British citizens to citizens of other European Union countries, we feel as though we have a vested interest one way or the other in the result. I meet people from other European countries who, for one… [Read More]


Obama provides a unique opportunity to discover how the world sees the UK

22 April 2016

When the president of the most powerful country in the world comes to the UK to offer advice on the biggest choice facing the British people, it provides a unique opportunity to discover how the world sees the UK. Writing in The Telegraph, Obama candidly states that, ‘‘the challenges facing the EU — migration, economic… [Read More]


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