EU Referendum: Vote Leave, Lose Control?

“If we vote to remain, EU laws will overrule UK laws and the European Courts will be in control of our trade, our borders, and big decisions like whether prisoners are allowed to vote.” This was the stark warning thrust my direction by an eager Leave campaigner during my daily commute. I like to think […]

EU Referendum: What Europe costs us day by day

One of the main arguments employed by the No Campaigners is how much it costs to be a member of the European Union. Figures are being bandied about by both sides, but according to the Treasury, which probably provides the most accurate ones, the following sums it up. The UK ought to pay £350 million […]

EU Referendum: The financial case for Remain

Both the Nos and the Remainers claim that the City of London and the wealth and employment it generates to be one of the principal pillars of their arguments. And it is indeed the jewel in the UK’s economic crown. Here are some facts: Employment – in 2014 ( latest figures available), the City of London employed 414,600 […]

EU Referendum: Norway would not be model for UK post-BREXIT

Many in the Out camp argue that the UK could follow Norway’s relationship with the EU, but the country and the relationship are totally different. Norway is a successful nation, due to rich natural resources of water and oil. It has saved its oil dividend in a national fund, so, despite falling oil prices, is […]

EU Referendum: Britain before the EU

As any of you who campaigned on either side of the Scottish Referendum discovered, it is much easier to campaign on the side of change rather than for the status quo. People, certainly in this country, are willing to listen to new ideas, even if they don’t accept them. Arguing on the side of steady as she goes, our […]