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by Brendan Donnelly, Director of the Federal Trust and Treasurer of the European Movement UK/// During the referendum on voting reform in 2011, it was sometimes claimed by advocates of the present British electoral system, misleadingly known as “first past the post,” that it tended to produce definite outcomes, with clear Parliamentary majorities for the… » read more

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by Kevin Hannon, Chairman of the European Movement’s Midlands branch /// If UKIP gets the UK out of the EU will that reduce immigration into the UK? Yes, it certainly will. But the side effects could reduce much more than the UK population. The effects of UKIP policy would take time to fully reveal themselves.… » read more

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by Richard Corbett MEP, Vice-Chair of the European Movement UK/// We all know the original idealistic argument behind the creation of the European Union. Some 60 years ago, far-sighted statesman in post-war Europe shared an overwhelming desire to put generations of war behind them, and create a better way to resolve differences among peaceful, democratic… » read more

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by Graham Bishop, EU Political, Financial, Economic and Budgetary policy expert and founder of www.grahambishop.com /// The pace of collapse seems to be accelerating – and the commercial consequences for the UK may well intensify correspondingly, especially for the City of London. The timeline of the divergence between the UK’s attitude to the EU and… » read more

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