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Friday, January 18, 2019, 05:45

Brexit-wrecker MP is misinformed, again

What is the Norway model / EEA / EFTA?

(And why it isn’t Brexit)

    Brexit wrecker MP is misinformed, again

Another simple explainer from the Facts4EU.Org Team

Every six months or so, the question of membership of the ‘EEA’ and 'EFTA' and using ‘the Norway model’ is raised as a possible route to Brexit. Yesterday it was the turn of former minister Nick Boles MP, in an interview with the excellent Andrew Neil on the BBC.

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Thursday, January 17, 2019, 05:55

Three Cabinet Ministers Collude With Big Business To Stop Brexit

Leaked transcript of Hammond (Chancellor), Clark (Business), and Barclay (Brexit)

Brief analysis of conference call between Ministers and Big Business

Hammond

(See article for full chart and explanation.)

Today the Daily Telegraph has exclusively published a leaked transcript of a conference call made by Philip Hammond and two of his ministerial colleagues to 330 representatives of big business in the UK, including the UK boss of German manufacturer Siemens.

This call took place two hours after the massive defeat of Mrs May’s Withdrawal Agreement on Monday night.

We bring you quotes from the call and and comment on it.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 07:37

The MPs who voted for indefinite servitude to the EU

Who actually voted for this outrageous ‘deal’?

Last night 202 MPs voted for a deal which would have placed the UK in indefinite servitude to the EU, laws being made for us with no say over our affairs, a lien being placed over part of the UK’s territory, only a hope and a prayer of a trade deal sometime in the future, and massive payments for the privilege.

For many it is hard to imagine a worse state for a supposedly-sovereign nation than being in the EU. After two and a half years of premiership, Mrs May achieved that, with her disastrous ‘Withdrawal Agreement’.

Worse still, 202 MPs (196 Con, 3 Lab, 3 Ind) voted for this monstrosity. We thought you would like to see if your MP is on that list.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 06:26

We’ve entered a full-blown constitutional crisis

Parliament

Copyright Parliament TV

We just don’t know it yet

There was a moment in yesterday’s debacle in Parliament which seems to have gone unnoticed by the media.

This occurred after the unprecedented defeat of Mrs May’s travesty of a ‘Withdrawal Agreement’, when the Speaker was asked a serious of questions from the floor of the House.

Here’s the most useful passage:

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 06:22

John Redwood - on an exit on WTO terms

John Redwood MP

There are decent MPs who respect the Referendum vote

Yesterday Brexit Facts4EU.Org sought the views of the Rt Hon John Redwood MP.

Dr Redwood is a stalwart advocate of Brexit as the right thing for the country. He remains a positive force in explaining the advantages of leaving the EU on 29 March in the way people voted for in the Referendum.

Here is what he told us yesterday:-

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 10:38

Ten Reasons Why The Prime Minister’s Deal Is So Unacceptable

A timely reminder for MPs ahead of this evening’s vote, by Global Britain

This evening MPs will vote on the abomination that is Theresa May’s ‘Withdrawal Agreement’ – in reality a draft International Treaty of a kind completely unprecedented anywhere. We and others have published numerous articles on this.

Regular readers know that we sometimes like to give alternative perspectives from our own. Here is another. This is a short report issued by Global Britain today, giving ten reasons for MPs to vote down this terrible deal this evening.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 06:02

The Great Single Market Con-Trick

UK benefits 2nd-least from exports to the Single Market - 27th out of 28 members

Official: Only 7.3% of the UK economy relates to goods exports to the EU

Go-WTO goods exports

“The UK is the Member State with the lowest trade integration in the Single Market for goods”

- EU Commission, Single Market Scoreboard, 2018

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 05:56

It’s democracy, stupid

Most MPs have forgotten that it was democracy that got them elected in the first place

A Brexit Facts4EU.Org editorial

For a moment, put aside all arguments about the economy, trade, just-in-time supply chains, ports, and the rest.

The current debacle in Westminster comes down to one thing: democracy.

Either MPs respect the democratic decision of the British people on 23 June 2016, or they don’t. We did not vote to instruct them to re-run the Referendum campaign for two-and-a-half years because they didn’t like the result. We did not instruct them to keep as much of EU membership as possible because of their wild fantasies about how the EU is actually good for us, if we only knew it.

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Monday, January 14, 2019, 11:02

“What our parliamentarians are on the verge of ushering in”

Reject the Gilet Jaunes approach and leave the EU peacefully

MPs

In today’s The Scotsman newspaper friend of Brexit Facts4EU.Org Brian Monteith, Director of Communications at Global Britain, has written a cautionary piece, outlining the risks being run by our MPs in Westminster, as they continue to try to overturn the result of the EU Referendum.

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Monday, January 14, 2019, 05:48

What will happen in the next 48 hours?

Late EU “concession”, pro-Remain Speaker will break more rules, Remain side will take more control of Parliament

The PM will flourish a document, possibly as early as this evening but more likely to be tomorrow, purporting to contain further concessions on the draft Withdrawal Agreement (WA). This will be all fluff and the text of the WA will remain the same.

Nevertheless the Prime Minister will pretend that it somehow removes or severely mitigates the vexatious problem of the ‘Backstop’ – the mechanism which turns Northern Ireland into a protectorate of the Irish Republic and locks the UK into servitude to the EU indefinitely.

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