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: Politics of Hope

Everyone accuses the Remain campaign of fear tactics. However, the Leave campaign also engages in Project Fear, exaggerating the size of the EU superstate which costs only 1% of our tax and has as many employees (32,000) as Leeds Town Council. However, we are up against a dreadful alliance of the mad, the Little Englanders, […]

EU Referendum: Science in Europe – Reason to Remain

The Outs moan about red tape and regulations, but in some areas, principally the scientific environment, these actually aid and speed up the process whereby, for example, a new medicine can be tested and approved for all member countries. Science should be one of the tenets of our Remain campaign. It is the driving force […]

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. […]