Author Archives: Robert Henderson

Britain will vote to leave the EU if the public message is right

Robert  Henderson One thing about the coming EU referendum is certain: it will be a much fairer fight than that which occurred in 1975 when  the  stay-in camp had captured most leading politicians including all the party leaders,  all  the … Continue reading

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Bruges Group Meeting 1 June 2015 – John Redwood says he could vote to stay in the EU

Meeting title: The EU and the Future of Britain Robert Henderson Speakers: Tim Aker  (Ukip  MEP) John Redwood (Tory  MP) Peter Oborne (Associate editor of the Spectator  magazine) The meeting was well attended with in excess of 200 people present, … Continue reading

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Shamocracy – The Tories give a whole new meaning to democracy

If you won’t vote for an elected mayor have an unelected one Robert Henderson The Tories are currently bleating their heads off about how they  are all for bringing  politics and the exercise of  political  power to the people. Local … Continue reading

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Cameron is unwittingly preparing the way for Scotland to become independent

Robert Henderson All the signs are that the incoming Tory government is  going to pander incontinently  to the Scottish National Party (SNP)  and grant ever greater devolved  powers to Scotland, viz Cameron saying  post-election  “In Scotland our plans are to … Continue reading

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Reasons why Ukip will underperform in the upcoming election

This article was originally published by the Occidental Quarterly  Robert Henderson Editor’s note: Robert Henderson recently sent me a link to his article, “British Future report says 25% of British adults want all immigrants repatriated” which discusses a survey showing a … Continue reading

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Britain needs electoral reform but the abolition of first past the post  (FPTP) is not the answer

Robert Henderson As parties outside the British political mainstream garner more and more support the call for electoral reform will increase.. It is not simply that the coming general election will produce a House of Commons whose representation will be  … Continue reading

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Who will  speak for England?

Robert Henderson It is a singular thing that the question of English votes for English laws let alone  an English Parliament  has gone almost unmentioned during the 2015 general  election. There has been a great deal of noise made by … Continue reading

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