Category Archives: Nationhood

MPs who voted against triggering Article 50

MP                                                Party                       June 23 referendum result Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh                 SNP                            60.7% Remain Heidi Alexander                              Labour                       64.6% Remain Rushanara Ali                                  Labour                        69.1% Remain Graham Allen                                 Labour                         63.8% Leave Rosena Allin-Khan                          Labour                     … Continue reading

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Theresa  May’s   “clarification” of Brexit means Brexit

Robert Henderson May’s speech  of 17 January 2017   was  a classic Theresa May performance , mixing  statements somewhere between a  boast and a threat to give the idea that the UK would be looking to its own interests first, second … Continue reading

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SCOTCH NUMPTY PARTY  XMAS NOVELTIES 2016

Single Party State Monopoly A boardgame  for four or more players. The object of the game is to capture all the MSP seats. Weighted dice ensure SNP always win   Wee Pretendy Parliament   Kit When assembled  looks to the casual … Continue reading

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Killing two political birds with one stone

Resolving the UK’s unfinished devolution and the Irish border  questions Robert Henderson Brexit provides a wonderful opportunity to  deal simultaneously with  two major political difficulties.  These  are  the  unbalanced devolution arrangements  in the UK and   what is to be done  … Continue reading

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The attempted  murder of Brexit

Robert Henderson The remainers  are intent on murdering Brexit through the political equivalent of death by a thousand cuts.  Delay is their great   ally  and  there are plenty of individuals – politicians, mediafolk, academics, lobbyists, pressure groups, businessmen and much … Continue reading

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EU Referendum – England voted 53.37% to leave

EU referendum results England voted 53.37% to leave and 46.63% to remain How do is the figure derived?   Total vote 33,551,983 Comprised of Leave:     17,410,742 (51.9%) Remain:  16,141,241 (48.1%)   Scot Leave:              1,018,322 NI … Continue reading

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Brexit: The threat from  the Remainers…and how to refute and defeat them

Robert Henderson The anti-democratic behaviour of the remainers over the EU referendum vote  is not a surprise but the brazenness and crudity of their attempts  is still shocking  and deeply  worrying  because  a majority of those with power and public … Continue reading

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