It backed nationalisation in the ’40s. It opposed Thatcher’s economic policy in the ’80s. It supported the Euro in the ’90s. And now it wants Single Market membership.
Posts Tagged: Britain Stronger in Europe
It’s a day to think of the people who dreamed of it and the people who dreaded it alike. And to embrace the renewal of our democracy.
Iain Dale: Yes, it’s partisan, but Oliver’s referendum memoir is one of the best political books of the year
If you hate Michael Gove, you’ll love this book. If you think Theresa May is a bit of a calculating minx, you’ll have your suspicions confirmed.
The world changes in many ways, but the rules of modern campaigns are still defined by Clinton’s success in 1992.
Funding for EU programmes in the UK will be maintained until 2020 – just as Vote Leave promised.
Gary Bennett: Stop blaming the old and the ignorant for Brexit – the statistics just don’t support these myths
The other popular Remain argument – that the result was too close to provide a valid mandate – is also bogus.
If Brussels – and our own ‘Continuity Remainers’ – thought Britain could yet be bullied into staying, our chances of a good deal evaporate.
We Eurosceptics, of all people, know the pain of defeat. But we learned the hard way that denial is no solution.
Of course there’s grief in being outvoted. But consider for a moment that for many Leave voters that has been a lifelong experience.
The Apprentice star’s attack on Gisela Stuart, denying her Britishness, was poisonous and deeply personal.
Despite all the warm words about a new, nicer tone, the pro-EU campaign’s new advert is an attack on the characters of millions of voters.
Andrew Marshall, for Remain, and Emily Knight, for Leave, offer their final insights from the doorstep.
With a week to go, the different strengths and weaknesses of each side’s Get Out The Vote operations could be the deciding factor.
After criticism for his inactivity, the Labour leader appeared with his Shadow Cabinet and senior union representatives.
Nick Timothy: I’ve already voted Leave – but these wretched campaigns show everything that’s wrong with British politics
Whatever the outcome, the Political Rules of Engagement must change if we are to restore trust in our democracy.
“I think in the next ten days the motto should be, at least for Labour campaigners, not to leave the European Union but to lead it.”