Author Archives: Robert Henderson

The Bruges Group meeting 28 March 2018 – Too many loose ends remain untied

 Robert Henderson    There was a healthy attendance for the first meeting of 2018 The speakers were John  Redwood and the economist and journalist   Liam Halligan.  They were both good value judged purely as speakers but I ‘m afraid Redwood … Continue reading

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Don’t listen to the ” keep Theresa May at all costs ” Brexit siren voices 

Robert Henderson    There are plenty of voices saying stick with Theresa May because that is the best hope of achieving Brexit. This goes against all the evidence about her  intentions that we already have from her behaviour over the … Continue reading

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Theresa  May and the attempted murder of Brexit

Robert Henderson A  transition period lasting at least two years after March 2019 when the UK will have to abide by EU laws including new ones; a massive “divorce  bill” currently slated to be around £39 billion  and probably much … Continue reading

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The logic of Brexit

Robert Henderson Remainer  determination to subvert Brexit  is shamelessly alive and kicking. Since the referendum on 23rd June 2016 those who voted to remain in the EU have given a ceaseless display of antidemocratic and profoundly dishonest  behaviour in their … Continue reading

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Brexit and surviving Mrs Maybe

Robert Henderson The shamelessly   anti-democratic remainers are queuing up to cheat the British electorate of Brexit. Those in the media and the likes of Gina Miller  shriek that a hard Brexit is dead and it is already  reported that remainer … Continue reading

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If a Eurofanatic wanted to design a plot to thwart Brexit ……

 Robert Henderson If a Eurofanatic wanted to design a plot to thwart Brexit they could not do better than contrive the situation Theresa May has wrought. It works like this:  Stage 1 call an unnecessary General Election when there is … Continue reading

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Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland spending much more on public services than they collect in tax

Robert Henderson The Office for National Statistics (ONS)  has produced  its first regional analysis of UK  public spending  and tax collected. The ONS describes the statistics as experimental and their  methodology can be found here at the beginning of the … Continue reading

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