Blog Posts - Eu Referendum



What Really is Labour's Policy on Brexit?

Days after the referendum, in which Britain voted to leave the European Union (EU), the Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, called for Article 50 to be triggered as quickly as possible, to set in motion our formal negotiations to leave the organisati...
by London Green Left on Dec 14, 2016

How have the last six months affected the London rental market?

The UK property market has been something of an obsession following the EU referendum. House prices declined continuously for months following and record numbers of buyers pulled out of transactions in a panic. Although the annual house price growth...
by Moving to London on Dec 12, 2016

A broad stab at a salary

The Government Department for Exiting the EU has just advertised for the Head of Communication for the department, which the job description statesĀ “As the most senior Communications professional within the Department, the Head of Communicatio...
by IanChisnall on Dec 12, 2016

Powerful bodies, spending our money

When well connected MPs ask the Government questions to which they should know the answer or which they could find out relatively easily, there is usually a hidden matter to be aware of. On Thursday Nicholas Soames, MP for mid … Continue readin...
by IanChisnall on Dec 11, 2016

A Government out of its depth

The Attorney General, Jeremy Wright appears to be out of his depth, or else he is being undermined by people in the Government to which he belongs. When the Referendum was being planned, no one expected Brexit to be adopted. … Continue reading...
by IanChisnall on Dec 7, 2016

Regulator lacking peripheral vision

The potential impact of the outcome of the EU referendum on charities appears to have passed the Charity Commission by. The Commission did deliberate over the position that Charities could take when it came to campaigning ahead of the referendum R...
by IanChisnall on Aug 21, 2016

We are more united, than divided

Over the last few days as I have been on LinkedIn keeping an eye peeled, looking out for people I might know who I am not currently connected to, one face and name popped up on several occasions. Sadly while … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Jul 24, 2016

Small Business regulations

The debates in our media regarding how much impact Brexit has had on our economy have focused almost exclusively on the value of the pound compared to the dollar and Euro and the performance of stock market indexes such as … Continue reading &#...
by IanChisnall on Jul 22, 2016

Not a great start

Some of the choices made by our New Prime Minister as she assembled her Cabinet over the last few days are already showing signs of strain which is of concern to many people including myself. Perhaps more importantly, these problems … Continue...
by IanChisnall on Jul 21, 2016

Accountability is needed

The morning after the vote by UK electors to leave the EU, Boris Johnson stood alongside his then friend, Michael Gove. The two men were seen as the public face of Vote Leave and they each gave a speech which … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Jul 20, 2016

A new week in Politics

Tomorrow our new Prime Minister and her Cabinet will lead the members of the House of Commons in a discussion and a vote that is a throwback to a time long before the vote to leave the EU and the … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Jul 17, 2016

A tough democratic challenge

Three weeks ago today each of us over 18 had one vote to cast in a simple decision making vote, whether to remain or leave the European Union. We all thought we knew what to expect. According to Michael Gove … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Jul 14, 2016

Brexit begins to take shape

Over the last few months there were numerous promises and indeed a number of patronising statements made by people arguing for us to leave the EU, ridiculing the idea that our access to European markets would be ended just because … Continue re...
by IanChisnall on Jul 12, 2016

The democratic potency of the EU

The referendum is over, the Leave campaign achieved its outcome and all of us must now settle down while our democratic representatives focus on achieving the best Brexit outcome for the nation that they can. As someone wrote to me … Continue r...
by IanChisnall on Jul 10, 2016

We have been misled

My blog today has been amended to reflect the turn of events that have been revealed over the last 12 hours on social media. Once a week my daily blog is published as an opinion piece in the Argus newspaper … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Jul 9, 2016

The unintended consequence of the law

Some of us wish that the UK had never been asked to vote on our place in the EU in the way we were, not because our opinions are not important, but because the issue was far more complex than … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Jul 8, 2016

The wrong side of public opinion

Its challenging to be told that you have got it wrong compared to the weight of public opinion. I clearly recall the Saturday in 2003 when along with other friends and 2M people who I did not know, we travelled … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Jul 7, 2016

Government lifelines

The news is full of two national tough questions that would be more than a test for most contestants on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. The idea that our Government is faced with these questions in the midst of … Continue reading →...
by IanChisnall on Jul 6, 2016

EU Nationals must be Allowed to Stay in the UK

Theresa May, the Home Secretary and front runner to be Tory Party leader and next Prime Minister, says that she cannot guarantee that European nationals already living in the UK, will be allowed to remain in the country. Apparently, their fate is to...
by London Green Left on Jul 5, 2016

Nigel Farage Has Earned His Place In History As The Man Who Led Britain Out Of The EU

Nigel Farage has persuaded Britain to vote to leave the European Union. Mission accomplished for the Ukip chief, so it's little surprise that he has felt able to ride off into the sunset, announcing his resignation today by declaring: ""I want my lif...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Jul 4, 2016


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