Protect Democracy First

BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN These last days there has been much talk of defending British Democracy. Whether in reference to another referendum or to publishing the full legal advice in relation to the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal. There has been talk too of a constitutional crisis. Sir Keir Starmer warned yesterday of a no confidence vote in the Government should May’s deal fail to garner sufficient … Continue reading Protect Democracy First

The Real Project Fear

BY MARK JONES This new round of Project Fear by the Treasury, BBC and Bank of England has become something of a joke with Brexiteers. Oh no! UK £150bn worse off if No Deal #Brexit. May I humbly advise the Government no-one is listening anymore. Timed out. https://t.co/B11dmh36jN — Ruth Lea (@RuthLeaEcon) November 27, 2018 The treasury is claiming that there will be £150bn in … Continue reading The Real Project Fear

The Smartest Guys in the Room

BY SAM HOOPER John Harris has long been about the only writer at the Guardian worth reading, and last week he had some wise words of advice for the organisers and stars of last week’s march in support of the “People’s Vote” on overturning Brexit and remaining in the European Union. For those who have been living under a rock and therefore missed the incessant publicity … Continue reading The Smartest Guys in the Room

Random Citizen Addresses Shrinking Lib Dems

BY JAMIE FOSTER This week Gina Miller, the anti Brexit activist who won a Judicial Review on the Government’s Article 50 powers, addressed the Lib Dems conference on Brexit. She denounced what she called Brexit lies as well as kindly informing the Lib Dems she was not a ‘leader in waiting’. She maintained that she was independent of all parties including the Lib Dems, telling … Continue reading Random Citizen Addresses Shrinking Lib Dems