Benefits Tourism is the Big Issue
Street magazine The Big Issue was founded to give the most vulnerable in society a genuine opportunity to earn a living legally. Showing the degree to which the original mission has gone off-track, in many cases it is now being used as a means to legitimise the impoverished Eastern European underclass in Britain.
Queen’s Speech Ignores European Election Results
Good news for the two million people who voted for either the Greens or the Lib Dems: The Queen’s Speech has confirmed there WILL be a bill introducing a 5p tax on plastic bags. Worse news for the eight million people who voted for UKIP or the Conservatives: the Queen’s Speech makes no mention of… Read more
Stagnant EU Tells Britain How to Run the Economy
Until last year you’d be forgiven for not believing the recovery was its way. In the last year however, Britain has finally started to enjoy the fruits of several harsh years of austerity. GDP is up, unemployment is down and the long-awaited feel good factor is set to follow.
Glacial Europe is forcing Britain Out
Let it not be said that we don’t live in a Democracy. The people have spoken in all parts of the United Kingdom, and it almost seems like the grand men and women of Westminster are listening. Politicians of all stripes who had previously given the impression of being cut-and-dried Europhiles are suddenly discovering a… Read more
The Depressing Inevitability of the Compulsory Voters
Before the results were even in for last week’s Euro and local elections, the grumbling about low voter turnout and apparent legitimacy concerns about returned candidates had already started. Playing down the strength of Eurosceptic feeling in the UK, the Europhile blogosphere was quick to assert that UKIP polling 27.5% in a 36% turnout election… Read more
The Gravy Train Rides On
The European Commission said recently paying middle management officials more than the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom was necessary to ‘attract the brightest and best’ candidates.
Vote to Get Britain Out
Tomorrow is European election day and we go to the polls to elect Britain’s 73 Members of the European Parliament. With turnout predicted to slum down to 25%, there are several reasons why you should take some time out of your busy schedule to vote – for any party fielding true Eurosceptic candidates, whether Tory… Read more
Farage U-turns on Potential Con-Kip Coalition
Nigel Farage today hinted he could join a coalition with Cast Iron Dave to secure an In/Out referendum in 2017. He told The Sun (£) he would “put the interests of the country above the interests of UKIP”. This is a surprising twist in Farage’s strategy, which until now has been to eject David Cameron as Prime… Read more