Even when the question is properly specified, they offer voters a binary choice without any consideration of the consequences that potentially flow.
Posts Tagged: EU
Rory Stewart: Three reasons why we won Copeland. Theresa May, Trudy Harrison – and Labour’s long failure to deliver
After 75 years of the latter’s strategy, most people in Copeland faced a choice of either working for the nuclear industry or being without a job.
Plus: Labour goes all Smethwick in Copeland. And: Sky News dumbs down at breakfast.
Problems that it may cause our nearest and closest neighbour would also be problems for us.
They have the capacity to make a larger contribution to Europe’s defence. They should do so.
This offers May an historic opportunity.
The sector is already a success story – this is a chance to make it even better.
She rejects Farron’s plan for a second referendum.
He quotes Paddy Ashdown: “You either believe in democracy or you don’t.”
James Frayne: The public aren’t political geeks, but Blair is wrong to say they weren’t informed on the EU
We were lectured by most of the leading politicians of the day, huge numbers of economists and businesspeople, and the leader of the Free World.
They will debate. They may even ask the Commons to look again. But the Bill will pass.
He warns the House of Lords that amending the Article 50 Bill would exceed their constitutional remit.
The former EU Commissioner warned the Lords of the costs of Brexit.
“Attempts to refight that referendum are a great mistake.”
The Leader of the House of Lords tells peers “the Government is determined to trigger Article 50 by 31st March”.