Britain has a tradition of democracy, and Britons shunning elections are not, typically, making a stance against that.
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Even when the question is properly specified, they offer voters a binary choice without any consideration of the consequences that potentially flow.
Binita Mehta-Parmar: Citizenship ceremonies at the Cup Final – and a new migration model for Post-Brexit Britain.
Modern Britain’s new report, released today, proposes increasing the number of highly-skilled migrants while significantly reducing low-skilled immigration.
George Maggs: Brexit, our Commonwealth friends – and a chance to discover the deepest sense of our national interest
Our real interests derive from forging understandings and ties with countries which have traditionally considered themselves British in all but name.
If it is too exotic a model, try Australia or New Zealand. They, too, have opened their markets, removing tariffs and trade barriers, liberalising their economies.
Michael Tomlinson: Brexit is the greatest opportunity for free trade and prosperity since the repeal of the Corn Laws
Tomorrow marks the anniversary of Peel moving his great measure – to which much of the Lords was also opposed.
Starting with creating a designated channel for them, and continuing by heavily promoting the Registered Travellers Service.
We can achieve free trade, a fair immigration policy – and a much needed shot in the arm for intelligence sharing.
The Australian former trade ambassador argues we must leave the Customs Union to secure the full benefit for ourselves and others.
We should draw up plans for free trade among the nine major powers, and free movement among the Anglosphere.
“NATO – the cornerstone of the West’s defence”. The Prime Minister’s speech to the Republican Party Congress: full text
“Let us renew the relationship that can lead the world towards the promise of freedom and prosperity marked out by those ordinary citizens 240 years ago.”
Jeremy Sher: Future referendums should require a majority of the Home Nations, not just a majority of the people
Our democratic rules have not kept pace with the changing nature of the Union.
No, it isn’t racism. Nor is it economic consequences. Nor even the impact on
public services. Rather, it cuts to the heart of why countries exist at all.
May warns Davos of globalisation’s downside – and “the cult of individualism”. Her speech: full text
“We need to recognise the way in which a more global and individualistic world can sometimes loosen the ties that bind our society together.”
Simon Clarke: Yes, Brexit will bring new problems for Universities. But it will also bring new opportunities.
The most successful ones will be those that maintain their partnerships in Europe, but also look farther afield to forge new associations across the globe.