Tag Archive for eu

#Brexit. Situation update.

It’s a dogs dinner. 1 – Cameron wanted to cling onto power by announcing an EU referendum. 2 – He thought there’d be a protest vote and nothing more. 3 – No plans were put in place by leave or remain for actually leaving. 4 – We assumed the 27 other countries would move. They haven’t. They won’t. We faffed… Read more →

More #Brexit stats

I deal with data and logic all day. Brexit simply makes no sense. We’re not “taking back control” because the UK never voted against any laws that the EU imposed. It was just media spin and clickbait. Our politicians are unable to sort a piss-up in a brewery and the level of damage it’s going to cause to the country… Read more →

OK. So, Remain Lost. Vote Leave won. Here’s my thoughts.

Not going to sit on the fence here. It’s my blog. Basically, I’m confused as to why people couldn’t see all this coming when they voted “Leave”. It’s perhaps the most stupid, ideological decision ever. We have a powerful economy here in the UK. That’s why it’s attracting people. That’s why we have immigration. If our economy was knackered then… Read more →

The countdown to the #EUref – Ben Goldacre

The following is by Ben Goldacre. Full credit to him and do visit his site at www.badscience.net Why I am voting Remain. by Ben Goldacre, aged 41. A smaller democracy will not be  “more representative”. The UK government is no more under your control than the EU. Diluting your vote one in 65m or one in 500m amounts to the… Read more →

The countdown to the #EUref – Immigration

Most of the migrants living in the UK do not come from Europe. This video is 5 minutes long. It’s from Migration Observatory, which is basically the University of Oxford. They provide independent, authoritative, evidence-based analysis of data on migration and migrants in the UK. No bullshit. No spin. Just give it 5 minutes. Just 5 minutes. Read more →