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By some miracle the electorate got a whiff of Theresa May's biggest secret
The biggest lie in 21st century politics is unravelling, and the lie is that Britain can negotiate a form of brexit that satisfies the Tory right whilst not hugely damaging the British economy.   By some quirk of fate the electorate saw through Theresa May'...
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The compromise option that would make everyone but UKIP happier.. And the EU would be elated
After 4 torrid days I woke up today happier about the whole Brexit situation. The widely forecast current political and impending economic crisis in the UK was dismissed by a despicable band of most unlikely bedfellows as, if not part of Project Fear, a nec...
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Labour's struggle with Corbyn's "mandate" is a reminder of the limits on any democratic process
Jeremy Corbyn was elected with a massive mandate in a full vote of Labour members last year. Yet Labour members last Autumn could only pass a qualified verdict on who should lead their party - qualified  because there were only four names on the ballot pape...
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Finding the way forwards will mean understanding why we're here
Well, what can I say. I wasn't 100% supportive of the EU (posts here and here) but that doesn't mean I wasn't anything other than 100% behind our membership and 0% behind Brexit and nothing has changed in my thinking. A rational analysis of the alternatives...
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FWIW a final plea, vote to stay..
We face a simple choice tomorrow. A choice between restoring some certainty in the financial markets and in our global position as the 5th largest economy, or putting all this in jeopardy to enter a period of several year's worth of uncertainty on the whim ...
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Lexit.. WTF were you thinking?
As many who knows me will attest, this post comes from someone who has seriously flirted with voting Leave; and so the title of this post, the somewhat aggressive question, is aimed squarely at myself. I'm desperately keen to see EU reform, to see tighter l...
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