The Brexit no-one’s “accepted”

It's not about asking the same question over and over till we get the right answer, the problem with Brexit is no-one's asked the public the right question. I wrote this blog originally to talk about how the Brexit we are currently headed towards is one that not even the Leave Leadership were expecting.  To … Continue reading The Brexit no-one’s “accepted”

Those Brexit Negotiations – abridged

Summarised version of the UK approach to Brexit Negotiations. Hello, Mr Barnier, we'd like to begin Brexit Negotiations Excellent, as you know the clock is ticking, we need to draft our agreement so all 27 member states can absorb it and give sign off. All 27? Can't we just agree it here with a handshake? … Continue reading Those Brexit Negotiations – abridged

Labour Brexit Position? It’s easy

Much has been made recently of the Labour Leadership's confused Brexit position.  The general line from Corbyn supporters is "Brexit has happened, it can't be stopped, what can we do?".  Many Labour Remain supporters believe that the result must be respected, whatever the cost, and that therefore the Leadership is just respecting democracy. However, the … Continue reading Labour Brexit Position? It’s easy

Brexit is dying – don’t worry about how we finish it off

Firstly, to use a painfully overused phrase, let's be clear - Brexit is likely already dying.  This may not seem obvious right now for reasons I'll outline below but let's take a reality check: All Brexits are damaging - some, such as staying in SM & CU are less so but all will cost jobs … Continue reading Brexit is dying – don’t worry about how we finish it off

Brexit – “Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire”

There's a lot of confusion & mixed messages around hard brexit, soft brexit, open brexit, closed brexit however there's one very simple trick to cut through the deliberate fog. If you hear a politician talk about "Access to the Single Market", "Retain benefits of the Single Market", "Reform some aspects of the Single Market", "Tariff … Continue reading Brexit – “Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire”