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03 May
2019

Euro elections will be challenging for Remainers

Euro elections will be challenging for Remainers

A total of 751 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) are being elected between May 23 to 26 throughout the European Union. Against all prior expectations, these elections will also be happening in the UK, and we will be sending our quota of 73 MEPs to Brussels. This election voting will take place under the […]

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26 April
2019

Weaknesses of the ‘Exit Day’ Legal Challenge Exposed

Weaknesses of the ‘Exit Day’ Legal Challenge Exposed

End the chaos Team Summary On Question Time this week, a member of the audience talked about the Tilbrook case. It is seen by Brexit-supporters as a way of using the courts to secure a hard Brexit. It has, however, little legal merit and would not lead to a legal conclusion that the UK should […]

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15 April
2019

Journalism should be about making the world a better – not a worse – place

Journalism should be about making the world a better – not a worse – place

On Friday, the BBC led their bulletins with an uncritical report of a speech that Nigel Farage made as he launched a new pro-Brexit political party. In it, Mr Farage urged his supporters to put the “fear of God” into MPs who would not comply with their wishes. The comment dismayed, among a great many […]

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05 April
2019

It is the job of Labour to give young people hope

It is the job of Labour to give young people hope

If there is one upside to Brexit, it is that it has made young people aware of how important it is they should engage with the political process. There’s no point complaining about the direction in which the country is heading if they haven’t made their voices heard – and, at the very least, voted. […]

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04 April
2019

No deal remains a clear and present danger

No deal remains a clear and present danger

Theresa May has proved herself once again to be an expert at kicking the can down the road. Her pitiful appeal this week for still more time to fix Brexit changes nothing. The Irish border will remain an intractable problem and the DUP – for all the money it has pocketed – will continue to withhold […]

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