Author Archives: Robert Henderson

Escaping the  European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 2) Act 2019.

Robert  Henderson   The EU may  have  overreached themselves.  On  9th October the president of  the European parliament David Sassoli  suggested  that a n extension  under Article 50 should only be granted if  either a General Election  or  a second referendum  is  held during … Continue reading

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Slaying some Brexit Monsters

Slaying some Brexit Monsters Robert Henderson The island of Ireland   Throughput the Brexit negotiations about  Ireland  ‘s position, both north  and south, the Irish tail has been wagging the British  dog.  This is both ridiculous and dangerous.  At best … Continue reading

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Is Boris Johnson walking into an EU trap?

Robert Henderson The Daily Telegraph reports (3oth July) that Boris Johnson has said that the UK could stay in the customs union and single market for another two years.   This is potentially fatal for a true  Brexit. Consider what Johnson … Continue reading

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Adapting to different forms of cricket

The modern complaints about the difficulty of adapting to different forms of cricket does not stand up. Cricketers have had to adjust far more dramatically in the past, for example, in 1973 county cricketers had to play 20 Championship matches … Continue reading

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Stand fast must be the order of the day for Leavers

Robert Henderson “The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which” .(The last sentence of  Orwell’s Animal Farm ) This … Continue reading

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Speaker Bercow  may have  radically changed the rules of the Brexit game

Robert Henderson Recently there has been a sense of resignation in the leave camp, a  feeling that we  were at the mercy of  our treacherous remainer politicians who appeared to hold all the best  cards because of their domination of … Continue reading

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Brexit: an object lesson in elite betrayal

Robert Henderson On 15  January Theresa May suffered the  greatest defeat of any British Prime Minister  when she put the draft deal she has  struck with the EU to a vote in the House of Commons. The deal was  rejected … Continue reading

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