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By Get Britain Out, posted on June 23, 2017

This article was first published on The Conservative Online Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry’s highlight of the General Election campaign was when she was asked about prospects for post-Brexit trade with Commonwealth countries, and completely messed up her response. “The truth is the majority of our trade takes place with the European Union,” she announced… Read more

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By Get Britain Out, posted on June 22, 2017

Following the shock result of the 2017 General Election, leading to a minority Conservative Government, supported perhaps by the DUP, it is important to look at what drove the result. In the post-vote survey provided by the excellent Lord Ashcroft Polls, which projected the 2-point Conservative lead we saw in the results, there are some… Read more

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By Get Britain Out, posted on June 20, 2017

This article was first published on Comment Central Following expectations of a greatly expanded majority for Theresa May to help with the Brexit negotiations, the final result was a devastating turn of events. Many have called for her to stand down, but this would be ill advised at this crucial juncture. For a start, while the Conservatives may… Read more

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By Get Britain Out, posted on June 19, 2017

This article was first published on The Commentator  Europe is not the European Union – this is obvious. It almost insults the intelligence to make this statement. It is, however, a distinction which appears again and again to be conflated, muddying the water significantly when talking about what Britain’s new relationship with the EU will… Read more

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By Get Britain Out, posted on June 16, 2017

The infamous Gina Miller has used her campaign group, Best for Britain, to back Europhile candidates she believed would wreck Brexit. She raised £413,312 from small donations via crowd-funding to further her cause. Her group gave endorsements, paid for targeted social media adverts and campaigned for 35 anti-Brexit candidates in the recent 2017 General Election…. Read more

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By Get Britain Out, posted on June 16, 2017

This article was originally published on Comment Central A landmark decision from the European Court of Justice recently ruled a trade deal with Singapore would have to be approved by every one of the EU’s 38 national and local parliaments. This will leave it vulnerable to being derailed by fits of protectionist whimsy or far-left Walloons… Read more

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By Get Britain Out, posted on June 15, 2017

John Redwood’s latest diary entry explains why Brexit will mean leaving the Single Market and Customs Union. I do not know how many more times I have to argue the obvious. There is Brexit, or there is staying in the EU. The EU has made it crystal clear you cannot stay in the single market… Read more

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By Get Britain Out, posted on June 14, 2017

This article was originally posted on The Conservative Online What have been the benefits of the Single Market for the UK? This is the fundamental question facing negotiators, commentators and interested observers of Brexit, and has never been answered convincingly. The opinions of former Prime Ministers, both Labour and Conservative, are worth little since none… Read more