Tag Archives: UK

Otto the psychic octopus was wrong!

So Otto the psychic octopus got it wrong and democracy won the day, the high turnout attesting to that. And what a day. Besides the British people making an historic political decision to leave the European Union, they have opened … Continue reading

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The Betrayal of Britain’s Fishing

The Campaign for an Independent Britain has just published a booklet “The Betrayal of Britain’s Fishing to the European Union” by John Ashworth who, as an ex fisherman and fishing net designer, has extensive knowledge and experience of the Common … Continue reading

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Brexit: recently from around the world

After a break from blogging to attend to pressing professional and personal matters, The Referist is back on line with another look at some recent articles appearing in the international press. From Canada’s The Globe and Mail comes two opinion … Continue reading

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Cameron’s Deal

A great deal has been written in the legacy media and in the blogosphere over the past few days reporting the outcome of David Cameron’s recent negotiations at the European Council, much of it of a conflicting and controvertial nature, … Continue reading

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The Leave Alliance

Our first post looks at the progress to date made by The Leave Alliance, a group set up in late 2014. TLA evolved from the Referendum Planning Group (RPG), and their earlier meetings focussed on the need for a clear … Continue reading

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EU Referendum Debate Special

On Monday the 24th of October 2011, in the House of Commons, the 650 men and women elected by the British people to represent the British people will debate and vote on whether the British people are to have a … Continue reading

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CQ de The Referist

Firstly, a warm welcome to The Referist at WordPress, one of a pair of blogs dedicated to the subject of “That “ism” again”, to quote Dr Richard North at the EUReferendum blog, where I first came across the word: However, before … Continue reading

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