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31 01, 2017

The Scotsman: Are the wheels about to come off the SNP bandwagon

By | January 31st, 2017|Media Coverage|

by Brian Monteith, The Scotsman, Monday 30th January 2017 This is a big week for the SNP administration that deigns to call itself a “Scottish Government”, for by the weekend we shall know if it is worthy of the name. The Scottish First Minister has a meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May in Downing Street which, if not handled delicately [...]

25 01, 2017

City AM: are we at Peak SNP?

By | January 25th, 2017|Media Coverage|

City AM, Wednesday 25th January 2017 With the Supreme Court ruling there is no need to consult Scotland on Article 50, are we at Peak SNP? Brian Monteith, a director at Global Britain, says Yes. Yesterday’s Supreme Court decision is the latest of many setbacks since Peak SNP was reached in 2015’s General Election. It has been [...]

20 01, 2017

Brexit News Brief 20 Jan 2017

By | January 20th, 2017|Latest News & Events|

BREXIT NEWS BRIEF 20th January 2017 Today’s headlines: Barclays gets behind London maintaining its financial leadership; more jobs created; fishermen to protest; SNP under fire; Corbyn to back Article 50; and, more economic growth anticipated. BREXIT GOOD NEWS Independent: Brexit won't stop London being 'financial lungs of Europe', says Barclays chief executive Investopedia: Despite warnings, [...]

22 10, 2016

Reaction: Wallonian protectionism confirms Britain is right to leave the EU

By | October 22nd, 2016|Media Coverage|

by Brian Monteith, Reaction, 22nd October 2016 The UK’s economic interests no longer coincide with those of the EU, and certainly not with Wallonia We can always trust the establishment-leaning parts of our broadcast media to put a grim interpretation on international events as they impact on the UK. No sooner had the EU-Canadian trade deal known as [...]

19 10, 2016

Daily Express: Deutsche Bank collapse fear – Britain needs to leave EU quickly

By | October 19th, 2016|Media Coverage|

By David Maddox, Daily Express, Wednesday 19th October 2016 A NEW report has added to the pressure on the Government to get Britain out of the EU quickly highlighting how the UK taxpayer could be in hock for billions of pounds if the Deutsche Bank collapses. With Germany’s biggest bank teetering, a private meeting of [...]

19 01, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon’s bluff has been called

By | January 19th, 2017|As We See It|

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 will be leaving the EU's Single Market and to all intents and purposes its Customs Union too. Sturgeon had said [...]

18 01, 2017

The PM’s “Global Britain speech” – our response

By | January 18th, 2017|Latest News & Events, Media Materials|

Here, as a PDF, and below is the full text of the Prime Minister’s “Global Britain speech” delivered on 17 January 2017 – with our analysis and response added. Global Britain welcomes the Prime Minister’s Lancaster House speech Global Britain – the think tank that has for the last twenty years put the business case [...]

18 01, 2017

The PM’s “Global Britain speech” – in full

By | January 18th, 2017|Latest News & Events, Media Materials|

Here, as a pdf, and below is the full text of the Prime Minister's "Global Britain speech" delivered at Lancaster House on 17 January 2017.   The government's negotiating objectives for exiting the EU The Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon Theresa May MP Lancaster House, London   17 January 2017   Introduction “A little over [...]

12 01, 2017

Brexit News Brief 12 Jan 2017

By | January 12th, 2017|Latest News & Events|

BREXIT NEWS BRIEF 12th January 2017 Today’s headlines are: UK industrial output driven by strong manufacturing; tourism jobs on the rise; UK tech investment best in Europe; Supermarkets post strong performance; Bank of England tells MPs Brexit is not the buggest risk to financial stability; SME confidence back at pre-referendum levels. BREXIT GOOD NEWS BBC [...]

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