Category Archives: EU Referendum

The Sussex MPs response to the NI Protocol Bill


Last Monday a debate in the House of Commons was set out by the government to change their existing Northern Ireland Protocol which Boris Johnson formed with the EU and that became formal at the start of 2021. That government … Continue reading

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Several positive petitions that would benefit from us


Yesterday one of my friends made this comment on Facebook and I had already spotted that there is a very constructive petition in the Government Petition block. As it happens so did one of her other friends. The petition is … Continue reading

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We can sign to Apply to Join the European Union (EU)


A few weeks ago on 17th May a person called Oliver Romain established this petition which is partly based on this YouGov reflection to the EU from the 10th May 2022. That involved 2823 adults and only 2% of that … Continue reading

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“this solution requires a change in the protocol itself”


The words come from Liz Truss during “Northern Ireland Protocol” which was when she was speaking yesterday in Parliament. The whole of her words can be obtained here. The following few words below make it very clear. The Government is … Continue reading

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Is one Brexit visit every 11.5 weeks sufficient Jacob?


This man who made a very mistaken claim prior to the Brexit arrangement was asked a question at the end of the Parliamentary period on 28th April. He was being challenged regarding the way he was travelling around the UK … Continue reading

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Will any sensitive Tories reflect these issues?


The anger that is strongly expressed in Northern Ireland as well as in Scotland for their very clear opposition to Brexit and the rejection of their views by the Westminster Conservative Party is one of the potential reasons why Sinn … Continue reading

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Brandon Lewis is failing to support Northern Ireland


Last week on Wednesday 27th April, there was a short debate on the theme of the Shared Prosperity Fund and there were three MPs who raised questions with Brandon Lewis who is the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland. The … Continue reading

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A large crop of organic beetroot – no one wants it!


Will Woodhall the farmer estimates he will lose up to £90,000. Tragically the full closure of Brexit is finally impacting farmers like Will. This piece emerged in the BBC news late yesterday. The piece can be obtained from here. They … Continue reading

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The UK government is by far the most distrusted


A few days ago a significant person on twitter posted the following comments directed to Keir Starmer and she also posted this image which comes from John Major who was our Prime Minister 1990-1997. In addition to these elements there … Continue reading

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Several serious issues that Parliament must respond to


At the beginning of most weeks, it is possible to look ahead at the Parliamentary plans and to also reflect on what has just happened. Today is a case for that theme, but it is also interesting to reflect on … Continue reading

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