H4EU street stall shows few benefits from Brexit

Ledbury street stall shows few benefits from Brexit Members of Herefordshire branch of the European Movement (H4EU) were joined by colleagues from the Forest of Dean and Tewkesbury on Saturday 18th September for a street stall focussed on the effects of Brexit that are now emerging. Members of the public were asked a number ofContinue reading “H4EU street stall shows few benefits from Brexit”

Letter to Mr Wiggin MP

In last week’s Talking Point Bill Wiggin proposed a prize, to be paid for by others, to encourage volunteers to combat flooding. The work of volunteers of all sorts is certainly vital after Government cuts to local authority budgets. However, your readers should know that Mr Wiggin’s other recent environmental efforts have been directed atContinue reading “Letter to Mr Wiggin MP”

Letter from H4EU to the Hereford Times

Hereford Times 16th January Capitol riots a lesson for us all LAST week we saw an attempted coup in the United States, incited by Donald Trump himself. Shocking media images showed armed rioters storming the Capitol in a direct attack on democracy. Boris Johnson said he rued the scenes, but failed to condemn Trump asContinue reading “Letter from H4EU to the Hereford Times”

Parliamentary Brexit Committee Petition

You may have seen last night that The European Movement launched a new petition calling on Jacob Rees-Mogg to reverse the appalling decision to scrap the Brexit Select Committee. This is yet another attempt from this government to shut down debate and Parliamentary scrutiny on their own Brexit Deal. Over the last five years they haveContinue reading “Parliamentary Brexit Committee Petition”

Isolation Insight:’Global Britain’ 12pm, Wednesday 20 January Time: 12 – 1pm Register here Join us at this Isolation Insight webinar, where speakers will discuss the idea of ‘Global Britain’ and British foreign policy after Brexit. Speakers are: Lisa Nandy, Shadow Foreign Secretary and Labour MP for Wigan Tom Tugendhat, Conservative MP for Tonbridge and Malling andContinue reading

Government shuts down Brexit Committee

Guy, So much for bringing back powers to Westminster. The government this week confirmed it will shut down a parliamentary committee that would have scrutinised the impact of Brexit. The Brexit committee has never been more important. Parliament must have a role in examining the Brexit deal and its impact, to call on ministers toContinue reading “Government shuts down Brexit Committee”

Letter to Hereford Times: “Last week we saw an attempted coup in the United States”

Last week we saw an attempted coup in the United States, incited by  Donald Trump himself. Shocking media images showed armed rioters  storming the Capitol in a direct attack on democracy. Boris Johnson said he rued the scenes, but failed to condemn Trump as  their orchestrator. Priti Patel also refused. Should we be surprised? TheContinue reading “Letter to Hereford Times: “Last week we saw an attempted coup in the United States””

House of Commons Library brief on state aid regime

The House of Commons Library provides excellent briefings on important aspects of Brexit. As an EU Member State, the UK was part of the EU state aid regime that limits trade-distorting government support to businesses. Having left the EU, the government is setting up for an independent UK state aid or ‘subsidy control’ regime, basedContinue reading “House of Commons Library brief on state aid regime”

Britain and Ireland: North and South

Long read here by Cathy Gormley-Heenan, Professor of Politics and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and External Affairs) at Ulster University.We cannot yet say. But even if Britain enjoys an orderly end to the transition period in December, Brexit will have implications for the totality of the relationship covering Britain and Ireland. Here I will review how it willContinue reading “Britain and Ireland: North and South”

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