Corbyn, Labour and Brexit

The latest confirmation of Corbyn’s deep-seated hatred of the EU (see “Jeremy Corbyn under fire over refusal to attend cross-party meeting on staying in single market”, Independent, Guardian, Reuters earlier today) has highlighted yet further trouble ahead. Because, horrifying as it is to see the Continue Reading

Why Brexit Will Devastate U.K. Manufacturers

Yes, Brexit WILL seriously affect Exporting U.K. Manufacturers It really shouldn’t be necessary to explain the impact that leaving the free market and customs union will have on what’s left of our large British manufacturing businesses. The ones who rely on a ‘Just in Time’ Continue Reading

Johnson is either clueless about Border or doesn’t give a damn.

From The Irish Times Excellent journalism by Vincent Boland posted by John Laforge. Boris Johnson might find his Irish cake hard to digest. British foreign secretary is either clueless about Border or doesn’t give a damn. The UK’s flailing effort to leave the EU can Continue Reading

Hey… Guess what..!

Written and posted by John Laforge Hey… Guess what..! • The UK had sovereignty all along • Sovereignty of Parliament does not mean sovereignty of the government • Sovereignty of Parliament does not mean sovereignty of the PM • You can’t passionately advocate for the Continue Reading

There’ll be no Brexit, just a parliamentary stalemate – Lord Ashdown

Britain will remain in the European Union because the Government will not be able to deliver a hard or soft Brexit, Paddy Ashdown has said. The former Liberal Democrat leader accused the Government of being incapable of delivering “anything” and predicted there would be a Continue Reading

Boris Johnson’s Brexit outburst proves that ideology will be the death of the Tory Party

When the Tories decide to become an ideological party which focuses on politics, rather than common sense economics, voters look elsewhere.   Wars of succession are never pretty and can last a long time. And they get more and more vicious the older the would-be successors are. Continue Reading