Author Archives: Robert Henderson

Brexiteers: hold your nerve

Robert Henderson Recent polls are overall veering towards   but not decisively towards a remain  win in the referendum.  It is important that those wanting  leave the EU should not get downhearted. There are still the TV debates to come which … Continue reading

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The uglification of cricket

Robert Henderson I started watching English  first class  cricket in the mid-1950s. At the time  limited overs  games did not exist. There were three day matches for   teams below Test level and five day matches for Tests.  Players wore white … Continue reading

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The EU refuses to answer questions about post-Article 50 activation by the UK

I emailed the EU with two questions; 1. What will be the position of UK MEPs after Article 50 is activated? 2. What will be position regarding the UK’s payments to  the EU after Article 50 is activated? The EU’s … Continue reading

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Article 50 is a poisoned chalice – Don’t drink from it

Robert Henderson Those who think that British Europhile politicians   will  play fair if Britain votes to leave the EU in June will be horribly disappointed. The public may think that if the British people have voted to leave the EU … Continue reading

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Grassroots Out (GO) public meeting of 19th February 2016 at the QE II Convention Hall in Westminster

A recording of the meeting can be found here Speakers: David Campbell Bannerman (Tory MEP),  Gerard Batton (Ukip  MEP)  Cllr Helen Harrison (Nation coordinator of GO), Bill Cash (Tory MP),  Ruth Lea (Economist ) John Boyd (Campaign against Euro-federalism – … Continue reading

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 SNP XMAS NOVELTIES 2015

  FORTH ROAD BRIDGE  CONSTRUCTION SET Have hours of fun building  the bridge then  watch it collapse just when you think it’s finished. REFERENDUM SNAP! The game is played with a pack of 52 cards. 51 of the cards are … Continue reading

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 How England became the mother of modern politics

English exceptionalism – The political success of the English – Why was England so different? – The treatment of foreigners -The Free-Born Englishman – Equality and privilege -The mediaeval elite ideology -The Peasants’ Revolt -Anti-clericism -The Black Death -The limits … Continue reading

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