EU referendum


Why we need a second referendum – on the EEA

29 June 2016 11:43

Roger Scruton once observed, in his astute way, how important national feeling was to democracy: ‘Democracy is a form of…


Disunited Europe: Brexit exposes cracks in EU relations

28 June 2016 16:08

Much of the media attention in recent days has been focused on the vacuum of leadership in Westminster. However, Britain’s…


Nigel Farage does his best to alienate the rest of Europe

28 June 2016 13:47

Thankfully, many in Europe – not least the European Parliament – will have stopped listening to Nigel Farage a long…

Keep an eye on BBC journos injecting their political agendas into the Brexit debate

28 June 2016 11:28

A quick update on the BBC TV News. At ten o clock last night the programme ran a report from…

"The Churchill Factor: How One Man Made History" by Boris Johnson - Book Launch Party

Jo Johnson backs Boris

27 June 2016 18:44

Jo Johnson has declared his support for his brother’s leadership bid. In a statement to The Spectator, the minister for…


How much longer can David Lammy hold on?

27 June 2016 18:29

It’s all looking very grim for Lammy. My petition to have him removed as MP for Tottenham has now soared…


Cameron indicates that he wants the UK to stay in the single market

27 June 2016 16:34

David Cameron came to the House of Commons this afternoon to update the House on Brexit. Cameron was greeted by…

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David Cameron’s Commons statement on the EU referendum – full text

27 June 2016 16:04

With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a Statement on the result of the EU referendum. Last week…

Labour makes a mess of holding the Government to account as Parliament returns

27 June 2016 15:34

Even when Britain has just voted to leave the European Union, Commons business must go on. And so this afternoon…

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg Speech On International Development

Is the man who gave us fixed term parliaments now trying to do away with them?

27 June 2016 15:27

Nick Clegg has written an interesting column for the Evening Standard today about the referendum result. You will not be…

Brexit lies are opening up a terrifying new opportunity for the far-right in Britain

27 June 2016 14:54

The Tory leaders of Vote Leave, those supposedly civilised and intelligent men, are creating the conditions for a mass far-right…

Boris Johnson And Michael Gove Address The Nation After EU Referendum Victory

Brexiteers need to act now, or become the most hated people in history

27 June 2016 13:36

The British constitution is built on compromise and moderation; it’s one of the main reasons why this country enjoyed a…


The EU's Presidents must bear the blame for Brexit

27 June 2016 13:20

According to Jean-Claude Juncker, the President of the European Commission, the Brexit vote was David Cameron’s fault: ‘If someone complains…

Coffee House shots: Tory turmoil, Jexit and Boris’ bid for No.10

27 June 2016 12:32

As the spate of resignations from the Labour shadow cabinet continues this morning and the rival candidates in the race…


The Brexit divide wasn’t between young and old, but Ponces and Non-Ponces

27 June 2016 12:22

Ever since Friday’s Glorious Victory, one of the chief recreation activities of we Brexiters of a childish bent has been…

EU Referendum - Signage And Symbols

No, Brexit wasn’t a defeat for humanist values – or for love

27 June 2016 11:32

Perhaps the most important pundit to have emerged from the earthquake is Giles Fraser. As a left-wing vicar and longstanding…

Britain Reacts To The EU Referendum Result

At least the howls of Remain cry-babies give us something to snigger at

27 June 2016 11:22

A very good piece by Libby Purves on the petulance, whining and spite of our liberal elite. Libby got there…

Bank Of England Governor Mark Carney And U.K. Chancellor Of The Exchequer Speak At Annual Mansion House Dinner

George Osborne ditches ‘Project Fear’ as he breaks his Brexit silence

27 June 2016 7:55

George Osborne has turned his back on ‘Project Fear’ after finally breaking his Brexit silence. The aim of his speech…

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There will be big trouble if Brexit doesn't mean lower migration

26 June 2016 17:49

It does seem to me that there’s been a misunderstanding about what, exactly, a referendum is about. It’s not a…

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We need to tell EU nationals that they can stay in the UK

26 June 2016 16:43

It is now almost three days since David Cameron announced his resignation. The Chancellor of the Exchequer has been in…

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Brexit won’t hand victory to the SNP. A unionists’ breakdown just might.

26 June 2016 14:09

Over the last few years, Scots have had to get used to Nicola Sturgeon telling them what they think. When…

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The UK that Scotland voted to remain within ‘doesn’t exist anymore’

26 June 2016 12:54

The First Minister gave an interview on Scotland’s position in the UK after Brexit on the Andrew Marr Show this…

Conservative Party Autumn Conference 2015 - Day 1

Set out your Brexit model, Foreign Secretary tells Tory leadership contenders

26 June 2016 11:22

This morning, Philip Hammond has insisted that those running for the Tory leadership explicitly set out how they intend to…

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Britain was held hostage by the EU. We have escaped

26 June 2016 9:53

Just when you were beginning to wonder whether we have done the right thing, along comes Jean-Claude Juncker to remind…

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Lammy Out! Sign my petition to oust David Lammy

26 June 2016 8:38

The petition to demand a second a referendum has now reached 2.8 million signatories. There’s an awful lot of people in…