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Tagged With: Brexit

So — Theresa May is our new prime minister…

So we have a new prime minister. Undemocratically elected Theresa May will waltz into number 10 tomorrow evening. For weeks swathes of the nation have praised our ‘democratic’ decision to leave the EU. But is our democracy an illusion? We are still no closer to leaving Europe and now have a head of state that … Continue reading »

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UK has voted to leave the EU– What’s next?

Now that the UK has voted to leave the EU– What’s next? Here’s one possible outcome… In a similarly dramatic referendum 50 years ago, Singapore citizens voted to leave British colonial rule and join the new Federation of Malaysia. But following race riots that ran out of control, Singapore was expelled from Malaysia and left … Continue reading »

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What would happen to the EU-derived employment laws with UK leaving the EU?

I wrote a paper on discrimination rights and the implementation of the EU equal treatment directives in the UK in 2005.  Now that the UK has a leave vote for the so-called ‘Brexit’, what will happen to all EU-derived employment laws  that have become entrenched in the UK legal system? Perhaps someone should tell Dave Cameron – not to … Continue reading »

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European Union referendum: UK should not Brexit the EU

The leadership of the my trade union, the Fire Brigades Union ( I’m a retired member ) has recommended that workers should vote in favour of remaining within the European Union at the upcoming referendum and I agree too. In a  video update to members Matt Wrack, FBU general secretary, says that the statement is not … Continue reading »

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Boris Johnson’s EU demand is contradicting open and public debate

Who thinks Boris Johnson is contradicting open and public debate by telling his staff to back his stance over the EU referendum? Now I’m not saying at the moment weather I am pro-Brexit or pro-EU however I think that people should be given the free speech to choose — that’s what the referendum is for … Continue reading »

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