Tag Archives: European Union

Democratic Deficit…

Anybody who has been following this blog for any length of time will know that I didn’t want Britain to vote to leave the EU.  I thought membership of the EU was in Britain’s long term interest – I still … Continue reading

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Seeking the Snark

It is a while since I wrote about the gift that never stops giving – Brexit.  To recap it has ended the career of one Prime Minister and will almost certainly consume a second over the next two years; It … Continue reading

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“…cry havoc and let slip the dogs of war…”

So the letter is signed, sealed and ….(I’m not sure how it is delivered) but no matter.  The rollercoaster of all rollercoaster rides starts today.   After the best part of nine months of posturing this is it.   Britain … Continue reading

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May the Games Begin

“…Are you going to say that my job will go because you will not have an arrangement with the United Kingdom?…’ Ian Duncan Smith “…It’s just utter bollocks that it will it should take ten years…” Lawrence Tomlinson Friday 22nd … Continue reading

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What happens if there isn’t a European Union to leave?

Rule Britannia, Britannia rules the waves… I enjoy singing (poetic licence here I think) this patriotic anthem with the rest of my countrymen and women.   To me it also seems to encapsulate the buchennering free trading utopia that many … Continue reading

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Standards

Yesterday the British Prime Minister made a speech about Brexit which I thought set out the Britain’s position on their relationship with Europe going forward.  I could not see the continuation of membership of the single market once I had … Continue reading

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One Night Stand

Yesterday was the culmination of the Michael Gove rehabilitation.   He spent the day rushing from one news studio to the next showing just why he is missed by the Government –  a shameless performer who is able to sound … Continue reading

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