Both no-deal and fresh referendum supporters delighted – while minister floats extraordinary plan to suspend parliament and start a new session Original source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-latest-john-bercow-vote-theresa-may-deal-eu-mps-a8828936.html
I am going to be doing what some might describe as a monumentally stupid thing on 2nd May. I will be standing as a council candidate for the Conservatives in my local area. Given the palpable fury in the country at the two main parties’ handling of Brexit, one can only imagine that doorstep conversations are going … Read moreEurosceptic MPs must hold the line and reject further attempts to hold Brexit to ransom
The Prime Minister claims it is the ‘patriotic’ duty of MPs to vote for her non-Brexit deal. Nothing could be further from the truth. New ComRes polling commissioned by Leave Means Leave shows that by far the public think a WTO Brexit, not the Prime Minister’s deal, honours the 2016 referendum. Just 14% of the public … Read moreThe case for a World Trade Brexit on 29th March is now stronger than ever
A common interpretation of Brexit maintains that there was a clear divide between more affluent and less well-off citizens when it came to supporting EU membership. Is this backed up by the available evidence? Mathias Koenig-Archibugi and Miriam Sorace (LSE) present a new way of looking at the question. A popular narrative of Brexit pits … Read moreIs Brexit a contest between low-earning Leavers and high-earning Remainers?
Wolfgang Streeck argued last week on LSE Brexit that the EU was a ‘liberal empire’ that is about to fall. Peter Ramsay (LSE) suggests that the EU is a very particular type of empire, one that has arisen from the political decline of the nations that comprise it, and that this explains the tortured politics of … Read moreThe EU is a default empire of nations in denial
‘An opportunist politician conceived a scheme that was undeliverable,’ anti-Brexit group says in a tweet Original source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/nigel-farage-signs-wheres-nigel-brexit-betrayal-march-signs-sunderland-london-a8827641.html
The threat of an Article 50 extension is causing anxiety for some sincere and committed Brexiteers. Some say they should back Theresa May’s deal to “get Brexit over the line”. But the deal won’t deliver Brexit. Worse than that, it’ll lock us in to not delivering Brexit for many years to come. If the deal … Read moreTheresa May’s deal remains “fake Brexit” – the alternatives are far less damaging
The following is an open letter to Theresa May from Cllr Bob Perry and a host of other Conservative Party activists (as listed at the bottom) Dear Prime Minister, We write to you in an absolute state of despair as to what is happening to democracy in this once great country of ours. We use … Read morePrime Minister, you will be held responsible if Brexit is not delivered as you pledged