Leave.EU: The €60 Billion Question

Treated at first as a joke, the EU is determined to squeeze the UK purse to the limit.  

Originally mooted at between €45 and €60bn, the EU is now believed to be determined to extract the higher amount. Many of the EU’s array of dubious projects in research, infrastructure, the environment etc. will be outstanding come Britain’s departure from the EU. But it defies belief for a 28th of the cost of a couple of new bridges in the Balkans and the odd beekeeping school to add up to double the UK’s defence spending in 2016. Adding the pensions of the likes of Lords Mandelson and Kinnock helps beef up the estimates, but not significantly.

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Labour Leave: Stop Blair

LabourLeave_150Brendan Chilton, General Secretary, Labour Leave

The show is back on the road. Yesterday the Lords begun the Brexit Bill Second Reading debate. More than 180 peers have requested to speak during the debate, which will not be completed until this evening.

We got a sense of the sort of resistance the Lords are likely to put up from Lord Mandelson on Andrew Marr’s Sunday morning show. Mandelson once more decided to rerun the referendum campaign arguments, claiming voters didn’t know what they were voting for, and should therefore have another referendum. Clearly, like his good friend Blair, they cannot accept that the public have disagreed with them – and that it was for the public to decide.

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Get Britain Out: Post-EU, the world is our oyster

GBOFebruary 15, 2017, Get Britain Out

This article was first published on Comment Central.

‘Pulling up the drawbridge’ was the metaphor used by ‘remainers’ throughout the EU Referendum campaign. They argued an independent United Kingdom would be isolated on the global stage. This claim was dubious at the time, and over the last seven months proven even more so.

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The Evil Empire (PDF)

Evil_Empire
How the Common Fisheries Policy is recolonising the Third World

By Ray Finch MEP, Member of the EFDD Group in the European Parliament
Co-ordinator on the Fisheries Committee.

Letter from Nigel Farage

“SINCE the dawn of civilisation, the concept of property,
of exclusive ownership, has brought it with slavery. If
possessions, land and animals could be private property
then so could people.”

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Big Spenders – EU Extravagence

EU_ExtravaganceBy Paul Nuttal, UKIP Leader

The cost of the European Union is one of the strongest arguments for British withdrawal. At the moment we are handing over £55 million every single day to this organisation.

Meanwhile, the EU has not had its accounts signed off by auditors for nearly twenty years. Questions of waste and extravagance will be at the centre of the referendum campaign.

This booklet seeks to highlight a number of examples where the EU wastes the hard earned cash of its citizens.

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EU Useless – By Louise Bours MEP

EUuselessBy Louise Bours, MEP and EFDD member
 

All politicians are accused of spouting hot air. Within the European Parliament building in Brussels it’s like a furnace. While not every conversation that takes place there is entirely without merit, very often it invokes Nero fiddling while Rome burns.
 

Too often the parliamentary committees find themselves bogged down in needless debate about issues the EU has no control over, need not have control over, and, more importantly, should never have
control over.
 

This booklet looks at some of the recent work of two European
Parliament committees – the Committee on Culture and Education and the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality.
 

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Stolen Seas – How the UK suffers under the Common Fisheries Policy

Key to understanding the UK’s dysfunctional relationship with the EU is the dismemberment and disposal of our fishing industry. Once vibrant it is now virtualy defunct with many formerly healthy fishing ports now dead in the water. A sobering read…

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  • stolen_seas_150By Ray Finch MEP, Member of the EFDD Group in the European Parliament 2015
  • With letter from Nigel Farage MEP, Co-President of the EFDD Group 2
How the UK suffers under the Common Fisheries Policy


Trapped                 ... ... ... ... 4
‘In the Summertime’     ... ... ... ... 7
Sharing out the spoils  ... ... ... ... 8
A licence to kill       ... ... ... ... 12
Not a free lunch        ... ... ... ... 14
The Armada strikes back ... ... ... ... 18
Sleeping with the enemy ... ... ... ... 21
Them’s our fish         ... ... ... ... 24
Notes                   ... ... ... ... 26
Acknowledgements        ... ... ... ... 28

“Swallow the lot, and swallow it now”
Sir Con O’Neill, British Negotiating Team

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The Bruges Group: What it will look like

How leaving the EU and the Single Market can be made to work for Britain

This report explains how:

  • There is no such thing as a truly ‘Hard Brexit’ – but there are significant obstacles.
  • A UK-EU trade agreement, focused on tariff reduction and clearing customs, could take just 18 months to complete.
  • The UK’s bargaining position is stronger than many commentators believe.

This report deals with the top ten issues of withdrawal from the EU. Brexit negotiators can draw on the findings of this new Bruges Group study which sets out a bold vision for Brexit and how exiting the EU, and even the single market and the customs union, can be made to work.
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The Freedom Association: Best 6 points from the Article 50 Debate

6 of the best points from the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill debate
  1. ‘Given that triggering article 50 is an inevitable consequence of the result of the referendum, does the Secretary of State agree that although it may be honourable for MPs who voted against having a referendum in the first place to vote against triggering article 50 – that would be entirely consistent – it would be entirely unacceptable for those who voted to put this matter to a referendum to try to renege on the result of that referendum?’
    Philip Davies MP

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