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By Get Britain Out, posted on June 28, 2017

John Redwood’s latest diary entry looks at the EU’s state of self-delusion Listening to the EU reactions to Mrs May’s generous and sensible proposals on residence and citizenship, I concluded we are still months off the EU being ready to discuss our future relationship in a productive way. They seem to think it is our problem,… Read more

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By Get Britain Out, posted on June 28, 2017

This article was originally published on Reaction Commentators have argued Emmanuel Macron’s victory in France, and Mark Rutte’s in The Netherlands, have reconsolidated the moderate Pro-European position – which appeared to be teetering – sweeping aside the anti-EU populism which had been centre stage in the French and Dutch elections. Whilst this may be true… Read more

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By Get Britain Out, posted on June 28, 2017

This article was first published on The Commentator A transitional arrangement could easily end up meaning another five years until Brexit means Brexit. That could mean Brexit doesn’t happen at all. The talk of a transitional arrangement needs to stop. Let’s just get Britain out, and stop the dithering. It recently emerged Brexit Secretary David Davis… Read more

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By Get Britain Out, posted on June 28, 2017

This article was first published on CapX The Remain-supporting media’s latest favourite plot line is the stark contrast between the EU – which is said to be on the up, buoyed by a renewed sense of purpose and unity – and the UK, which looks faltering and divided. Among the evidence cited to support this theory… Read more

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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… 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