27/04/2017 - 11:18
It seems almost inevitable that the Tories will win the election and, probably, with an increased majority. But that is not certain. This is an election like no other, for many reasons.
15/11/2016 - 23:05
There are obviously many connections between Trump’s victory and the Brexit vote,
04/09/2016 - 19:47
The Electoral Reform Society has produced a report saying that
09/06/2016 - 16:37
Two of the defining issues of the Referendum campaign are trade and sovereignty, but what does the example of the car industry tell us?
05/05/2016 - 17:10
Amongst the various arguments for Brexit, one in particular has growing traction with those on the political left.
18/04/2016 - 00:47
British Euroscepticism has long been dependent on myths that are too numerous to catalogue.
31/03/2016 - 22:38
Of the various ways of leaving the EU, something like the “complete Brexit” option is favoured by many: Britain would make a Free Trade Agreement with the EU, or trade with it under World Trade Organisation most-favoured-nation (MFN) rules. It will also regain its WTO seat and make trade deals with other countries to replace those it enjoys via the EU. So, how realistic is it?
06/03/2016 - 06:07
As a UK Referendum on EU membership gets closer, much is being made by those urging exit of the idea of national sovereignty. Indeed for some Brexiters this is the defining issue. What they mean by sovereignty seems to be that a country can make its own laws and act independently of all other countries. Whether such a situation ever obtained is highly questionable; but it certainly hasn’t obtained for the UK or any other country in recent times.