“If we could just halve the burdens of the EU social and employment legislation we could deliver a £4.3 billion boost to our economy and 60,000 new jobs.” That’s what Government minister, and Brexit campaigner, Priti Patel told business leaders at the Institute of Directors. She was quite explicit. If Britain leaves the EU, the government can scrap half the rules that protect people at … Continue reading #Brexit are quite clear on one thing, #workersrights are just #redtape, they said so.
Leaked documents have exposed the EU – US TTIP trade deal is no more than a US attempt to gain access to European markets on their own terms. The documents, leaked to Greenpeace, show that TTIP is nothing more than a US Corporate grab to take control of European markets and obliterate EU regulations covering GM food, chemical safety, and environmental protection. Molly Scott Cato, a longstanding … Continue reading The only way to defeat TTIP is from within the EU.
On Sat 12th March I was given an #EU Referendum leaflet published by the Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy Group. The leaflet provides information for voters in the forthcoming UK Referendum on EU Membership. The leaflet is aimed at UK voters, and the Union Jack clearly signifies where its loyalties lie. It is unashamedly in the “No” camp. British through and through. You can see … Continue reading Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy, British through and through, or are they?
Walking in Bedford Town Centre this morning, I’m approached by a young woman wanting to talk to me about voting to leave the #EU. She gives me a leaflet and tells me the #EURef is about #Democracy. We have a discussion. I challenge everything she says. She tells me the EU Commission is undemocratic. I ask her who the European Commission are. She tells me … Continue reading The EFD in #Bedford this morning. Who the fuck are the #EFD I hear you ask?