As we see it

Beached whales? Lord Forsyth slays the naysayers

February 21st, 2017|0 Comments

report by Brian Monteith IN HIS SPEECH to the House of Lords during the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill, former Secretary of State for Scotland Michael Forsyth, now Lord Forsyth of Drumlean, gave voice to what [...]

Brexit White paper provides encouraging clarity

February 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

by Ian Milne THIS SEVENTY-SEVEN PAGE document (link below) is detailed, solid and “meaty”.  It gives clarity.  It relegates to the “dustbin of history” the attempts by the Supreme Court litigants and by Remainers in Parliament, the [...]

On our long march small steps are better than no steps

February 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

by Brian Monteith THE HOUSE OF COMMONS has voted by a large majority of 498 to 114 votes to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty and thus start the official process of making Brexit a reality. [...]

Theresa May shows her steel by playing ‘the game’

January 20th, 2017|0 Comments

by Mike Nevin THE PRIME MINISTER'S Brexit speech on January 17th marked the opening move in the negotiation process that will lead to the UK’s departure from European Union. The UK’s best strategy through these [...]

Nicola Sturgeon’s bluff has been called

January 19th, 2017|0 Comments

by Brian Monteith THE PRIME MINISTER has called Nicola Sturgeon's bluff. The First Minister has been told in front of millions who watched and and the millions more who read about it after that the UK [...]

YES! BREXIT DOES MEAN BREXIT!

January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

by Ewen Stewart The fog is slowly lifting. The Prime Minister has finally put some flesh on ‘BREXIT means BREXIT’ and outlined the Governments key objectives over the BREXIT negotiations. While the devil continues to [...]

The mystery of the Brexit bounce and the dogs that howled in the referendum

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

by Mike Nevin IN THE run-up to the EU referendum on June 23rd, you could hardly move without hearing prophecies of doom by the Great and the Good warning of the terrible consequences should Britain [...]

Trade deficit reduces thanks to Brexit vote!

September 26th, 2016|0 Comments

The Brexit-related fall in the Pound Sterling has led to and exports boost that has reduced the UK’s trade deficit by £1 billion so far. The latest statistics from the Office for National Statistics said [...]

Twenty-seven countries want a trade deal

September 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Trade Secretary Liam Fox has reported ten countries are lining up to make free trade agreements while others are using the media to signal their intent to strike a deal. Countries known to be interested [...]

New Zealand and Australia want to help Brexit

September 26th, 2016|0 Comments

The governments of New Zealand and Australia have offered to help the UK negotiate new trade deals with other countries by providing their own skilled trade negotiators on loan. As well as the officials being [...]

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