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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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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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Lord Palmerston sums up all that Brexit is about

Lord Palmerston:  “I hold with respect to alliances, that England is a Power sufficiently strong, sufficiently powerful, to steer her own course, and not to tie herself as an unnecessary appendage to the policy of any other Government. I hold … Continue reading

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