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‘Brexit Wins Through!’, by Sheila Lawlor

Despite the media spin the voters have left the government in no doubt that they want Brexit, says Politeia’s Director, Sheila Lawlor.
 

The campaign for the 2017 general election, called by the prime minister to win a mandate for her proposals to leave the EU, turned out to be a bit of a damp squib…Read on

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UK Safer for City’s Financial Sector than EU, by Barnabas Reynolds

Leading city lawyer cautions firms against move to Eurozone

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‘Brexit Wins Through!’, by Sheila Lawlor

Despite the media spin the voters have left the government in no doubt that they want Brexit, says Politeia’s Director, Sheila Lawlor.
 

The campaign for the 2017 general election, called by the prime minister to win a mandate for her proposals to leave the EU, turned out to be a bit of a damp squib…Read on

Read More

UK Safer for City’s Financial Sector than EU, by Barnabas Reynolds

Leading city lawyer cautions firms against move to Eurozone

Read More

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  • ‘Cliff Edge Corbyn’, by Bernard Jenkin MP

    June 26, 2017

    As the Left go into overdrive about the prospects of a Corbyn led government, Bernard Jenkin MP explains that the real battle to leave the EU is about to begin.

    We are on the brink of Corbyn. That is the central political effect of the general election result. Labour clearly believes this, and they will do everything possible to bring it about. This should concentrate the minds of every sensible being in the British Establishment.

    With this in mind, it is unsurprising that we Conservatives are now collecting ourselves, to sustain Mrs May’s administration for the indefinite future. Over the next few days, I expect we will win the votes on the Queen’s Speech, with the support of the DUP, whether or not there is a formal agreement. And then within the next few weeks, we will see the Second Reading vote on the Great Repeal Bill, and the vote on the all important timetable for the passage of the bill through the Commons. It was the inability of John Major’s government to obtain a “guillotine” to curtail debate on the Maastricht Treaty bill that so discredited the authority of his EU policy. I expect Mrs May will win all these votes quite easily. Unless the bill is unnecessarily long (it need only be a handful of clauses) it will complete its Commons stages in the autumn… Read on

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    For over two decades now, Politeia has carved out an important role for itself in our political life – not only facilitating public debate on the big questions we face, but helping to shape it too.

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