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7 12, 2017

No, voters have not changed their minds on Brexit

By | December 7th, 2017|As We See It|

by Peter Lyon IT IS NOW almost 18 months since 17.4 million voters (52%) opted to Leave the European Union in the EU Referendum. Since then, politicians and commentators wishing to reverse or dilute this clear result, have tried to create the impression of a significant proportion of Leave voters changing their mind, and have implied [...]

14 11, 2017

Why the EU’s hand is weaker than is being claimed

By | November 14th, 2017|As We See It|

by WHO BENEFITS most from the UK’s membership of the EU? Much has been written about the terrible impact on us of a “cliff-edge”, no-deal exit. But the political implications of it on both the EU institutions and individual member states is almost untouched by contrast. Given that the UK is one of few sizeable net [...]

30 10, 2017

A German perspective on the Brexit negotiations

By | October 30th, 2017|As We See It|

by Global Britain is pleased to be able to make available a speech given at the House of Lords on 24th October by Dr Markus Krall, invited by kind invitation of Lord Fairfax. It makes for interesting reading and is worthy of wide circulation. A German perspective on the Brexit negotiations   The Brexit Negotiations – [...]

23 08, 2017

A Gulf free trade deal can show the importance of Brexit

By | August 23rd, 2017|As We See It|

by 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 opportunities in the strategically important Arabian Gulf. The timetable for the Aramco listing is 2018, meaning a decision on which stock exchange [...]

21 07, 2017

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

By | July 21st, 2017|As We See It|

by 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 Union should continue to be optimistic that progress towards completing a clean Brexit is being made. It is true that remainers continue [...]

26 06, 2017

No fuss as negotiations open on time

By | June 26th, 2017|As We See It|

by 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 find their negative angles to portray them as a failure but as Brexit Secretary David Davis pointed out - it's how the [...]

29 03, 2017


By | March 29th, 2017|Latest News & Events|

BREXIT NEWS BRIEF 29th March 2017 Today’s headlines: Article 50 to be triggered; MPs walk out on Benn committee captured by Remainers; Dr Lee Rotheram says blueprint for a new EU constitituion proves UK is right to leave; and more BREXIT GOOD NEWS CNN Money: Brexit boost: Qatar will invest another $6 billion in UK [...]

28 03, 2017

Brexit News Brief 28 Mar 2017

By | March 28th, 2017|Latest News & Events|

BREXIT NEWS BRIEF 28th March 2017 Today’s headlines: Staying in the EU would cost a separate Scotland £1bn a year; Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage clashes with Blair spin doctor Alistair Campbell; Siemens committed to London whatever happens with Brexit; and more BREXIT GOOD NEWS Evening Standard: Siemens 'committed to London' whatever the outcome of [...]

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