Young Voters & the EU Referendum: What’s not working?

With less than two months until polling day it’s becoming increasingly clear that that the pro-EU, but politically disengaged, under-35 voters have the opportunity to play a key role in the upcoming referendum. Only half are currently planning on voting, 1 in stark contrast to the predominantly older Brexiters. Youngsters not participating in politics is […]

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: Government leaflet campaign is money well spent

Controversy has continued to rise over the Government’s £9 million campaign to promote EU membership. A petition opposing the leaflet campaign has now gained the 100,000 signatures needed for it to be considered for debate in Westminster. Leave campaigners have complained that the leaflet, to be sent out to 27 million homes across the country, […]

EU Referendum: Brexit would not save British Steel

The Budget, the National Living Wage and now the future of the British steel industry. These major news stories have all been given an added dimension because of the referendum debate. Much has already been written on the Government’s opposition EU tariffs on Chinese steel, as well as UKIP’s voting record in the European Parliament. […]

L4E Chair triumphs in #EUref debate at Royal Holloway University of London

Nick Hopkinson, chairman of London4Europe, participated in a debate on whether to Remain In or Leave the European Union (EU) at Royal Holloway University of London (RHUL) on 16 March. The meeting, organised by The Atlantic European Movement (TEAM) and Department of Politics, RHUL attracted 65 students and guests. Impartially chaired by TEAM director, Lawrence […]