As we see it

A Gulf free trade deal can show the importance of Brexit

August 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

by Brian Monteith WITH NEWS last week that Saudi Arabia favours New York over London for the listing of oil giant Saudi Aramco, there is growing cause for concern that Britain is losing grip on post-Brexit [...]

Brexit is a chance to rebalance our economy

August 14th, 2017|0 Comments

By Jack Tagholm-Child THE LEFT has long insisted that Margaret Thatcher destroyed our manufacturing base and created an economy almost wholly reliant on services, in particular the inherent vice of economic production: finance. Like most [...]

Only leaving the EU allows the UK to abolish taxes like the ‘Tampon Tax’

August 9th, 2017|0 Comments

by Joseph Hackett IN MARCH 2016, Britain appeared to have scored a rare victory in Brussels. The deeply unpopular and unfair “tampon tax” – the 5 per cent VAT applied to women’s sanitary products – was [...]

The great European Parliament Interrail bribe

July 27th, 2017|0 Comments

by Alexander Fiuza The European Union is well known for its willingness to spend billions of pounds on its propaganda. It gives handouts to loyal Non-Governmental Organisations, sets up wasteful promotional projects, and spends huge [...]

Health scare? The EU should be careful what it threatens

July 24th, 2017|0 Comments

by Ewen Stewart IT LOOKS increasingly likely that the warning from former Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was correct. Speaking of how his country was treated by the EU during its bail-out negotiations, he warned [...]

The silly Brexit season beckons – don’t believe a word of it!

July 21st, 2017|0 Comments

by Brian Monteith AS we approach the political holidays – a recess of seven weeks, not long after a general election campaign that also lasted seven weeks – supporters of the UK leaving the European [...]

Andrea Leadsom deserves support for her point about broadcasters and patriotism

June 28th, 2017|0 Comments

by Charles Leach ANDREA LEADSOM has taken a great deal of stick for her comment made on Friday night’s BBC Newsnight that “it would be helpful if broadcasters were willing to be a bit patriotic, [...]

No fuss as negotiations open on time

June 26th, 2017|0 Comments

by Brian Monteith Despite a great deal of speculation to the contrary the UK's Brexit negotiations opened on time and without a great deal of controversy. Critics of both the Government and Brexit looked to [...]

Cost of Scottish independence now at least £2000 per person per year!!

June 6th, 2017|0 Comments

by Ewen Stewart WE HAVE SEEN in recent days and weeks a number of terrorist atrocities in the UK. Our thoughts and prayers must go to those so brutally effected by the actions of these [...]

Guile rather than aggression is the UK’s likely posture

April 11th, 2017|0 Comments

by Miles Saltiel NOW THAT Article 50 notice has been served, the two sides are shaping up. What do we learn? First, we heard of Merkel’s relief that May used language signalling that the UK [...]

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