Tag Archives: England

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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The British success at the Rio Olympics should be no surprise

Robert Henderson UK’s success in the Rio Olympics  where they came second in the medal table (and second in the Paralympics medal count) has resulted in  a monumental gnashing of teeth by  the politically correct ranging from  squealing expressions of … Continue reading

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Book review – Displacement

The story of  a man resigned to being a victim because he does not realise he is a victim Author Derek Turner Obtainable from  Amazon Review by Robert Henderson In his last work Sea Changes Derek Turner offered a large … 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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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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