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By Get Britain Out, posted on March 22, 2017

This article was first published on Reaction. Downing Street has once again had to deny it plans to call a fresh general election this spring, following reports this weekend of senior Conservative figures calling on the government to go to the polls in early May. With March 27th the last possible date to call an election… Read more

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By Get Britain Out, posted on March 20, 2017

This article was first published on The Commentator. Scotland’s First Minister, the SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon, has called for another referendum on Scottish independence, to be held in the latter stages of Brexit negotiations – between Autumn 2018 and Spring 2019. In choosing a time when the Brexit negotiations are likely to be at their most… Read more

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By Get Britain Out, posted on March 17, 2017

This article was first published on EU Reporter. Members of the European Parliament should beware of those arguing for the final Brexit deal to be put to yet another EU Referendum in Britain. The Government must not accept this if it wants to get the best deal for the United Kingdom, and the European Parliament… Read more

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By Get Britain Out, posted on March 13, 2017

John Redwood’s latest article discusses his vote to restore the original, unamended Article 50 Bill Today I will be voting to ensure the Brexit Bill at last passes the Commons again unamended , so the government can send the Article 50 letter. I do so because I campaigned to give UK voters a referendum, and… Read more

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By Get Britain Out, posted on March 10, 2017

On Wednesday, the House of Lords voted, by a large majority, to amend the Article 50 Bill requiring it to be sent back to the House of Commons, in a process known as ping-pong. MPs will now vote on the 2 amendments from the Lords – probably on Monday, March 13th. One of the amendments… Read more

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By Get Britain Out, posted on March 10, 2017

This article was first published on Brexit Central. The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) was heralded throughout the EU referendum campaign as the saviour of UK farmers. But in reality, it’s a wasteful policy, arbitrarily funding wealthy landowners at the expense of taxpayers, for no benefit in return. Agricultural subsidies account for 38% of spending in… Read more

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By Get Britain Out, posted on March 9, 2017

This article was first published on Reaction. The Liberal Democrats are an unusual party. They gain support largely by latching onto a variety of different single-issue campaigns, from proportional representation to (in times gone by) abolishing tuition fees. This worked brilliantly until they found themselves in a coalition government with David Cameron, and they failed… Read more

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By Get Britain Out, posted on March 8, 2017

This article was first published on The Commentator. The people you thought were gone from British politics are back. Mandelson, Hain, Kinnock, Patten and Heseltine — these blasts from the past are now at the forefront of attempts to thwart the will of the people in the House of Lords. Their views are stuck in… Read more