Impartiality shouldn’t be mistaken for overlooking so much that is good about Britain.
Posts Tagged: in/out referendum
The most ominous portent for a second poll is that the No campaign has collapsed. It needs rebooting urgently.
Nadhim Zahawi: It isn’t UKIP that stands to gain from the collapse of Labour. It’s the Conservatives.
The “People’s Army” is an unpopular party and an unattractive brand. They always have been, and Brexit has changed nothing.
The Government appears bumbling, directionless and out-of-ideas before Article 50 has even been triggered.
Andrew Kennedy: Our findings on whether the mass of new Party members who joined post-referendum will renew
63 per cent say yes, 23 per cent say no – but the response rate to our survey suggests that the first figure will turn out to be lower.
Even when the question is properly specified, they offer voters a binary choice without any consideration of the consequences that potentially flow.
Matthew Barrett: Don’t be so eager to scrap the Lords, Conservative MPs. We may need it one day to check Labour tyranny.
What a farce it would be if, in attempting to secure Brexit, we booted out one of the institutions that makes us exceptional.
The real motivation of those backing them is to bind the hands of the Government; to try to find a way to keep us in the EU; or else to delay our departure.
Nicky Morgan: Tolerance. Fairness. Looking outwards. The values I prize as I prepare to vote for Article 50.
We need to encourage people to find ways of belonging that don’t foster hatred, and allow people to mix with others from different backgrounds.
During the next few weeks, the Prime Minister will try to present her Government as being about more than just Brexit – if she can.
Michael Gove: In this coming year, let’s all come together – to campaign for a clean, constructive and complete Brexit.
Change Britain activists who backed both Leave and Remain will be on the streets, maintaining the momentum for reform that this year’s vote has unlocked.
She walks it with over half the vote.
The British inventor and industrialist helped to bolster the economic case for Leave. Ian Botham comes a distant second, and Bob Geldof last.
Johnson was second, Stuart third, Farage fourth. Our winner rose to the challenge of the TV debates, which probably explains the result.
What was the most decisive moment in the EU referendum campaign? Our readers’ answer: Cameron’s renegotiation.
Osborne’s “punishment budget” came in second.