Thursday, 23 November 2017

The value of being citizens of Europe

Back in 2013, I wrote an article for my blog here called, ‘The value of being citizens of Europe’. I stated, ‘If you're a UK citizen confused about the value of EU membership, due to the untruths coming from UKIP and the national press, then just follow the evidence.’

I didn’t know then that within three years, Britain would vote to leave the EU in a referendum, leading to an end to EU citizenship for Britons. Today, I am republishing my article as it seems more pertinent now than it did in 2013:

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Back to the USSR?

There is now mounting evidence that the Russians are using techniques to destabilise the European Union, and possibly attempted to influence a win for ‘Leave’ in last year’s referendum.

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Sunday, 12 November 2017

The EU was started for peace

Remembrance Sunday is held in the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth as a day "to commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women in the two World Wars and later conflicts".

Thursday, 9 November 2017

On this day 9 November

Twenty-eight years ago today, on 9 November 1989, the people of Berlin – east and west – joined together to dismantle the wall that had cruelly separated their city for twenty-eight years.

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Monday, 30 October 2017

EU migrants give more than they take

We’ve known this all along, but still many people don’t believe it. Citizens living here from the rest of the EU/EEA give much more to Britain than they take. They are a boon, not a burden, and we’d be poorer without them.