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Harassment of MPs: the stench of hypocrisy

Scenes of Tory MP Anna Soubry being harassed by pro-Brexit campaigners outside the House of Commons have filled the broadcast media. Some remain supporters have seized on the footage to further stigmatise and demonise those who support Leave. The truth is that many Leave supporters were dismayed by the harassment of Anna Soubry though they … Continue reading

Pro-EU marchers attack Corbyn and Leave voters

Pro-EU demonstrators marched in large numbers in London at the weekend demanding that Britain hold another referendum on membership. The People‚Äôs Vote campaign says a second vote should be held on the terms of UK departure from the EU. There was a nasty undercurrent to some speeches at the event and in tweets after. Liberal … Continue reading

EU leaders reluctantly sign up for self-paced integration

“Any speed, one direction. Britain in the rear view mirror, French elections and Turkish hostility looming on the horizon ahead.” That’s how Pat Harrington, Director of the Third Way thinktank, described the meeting of European Union leaders who descended on Rome to reaffirm their vows to the project that began there 60 years ago. In … Continue reading

The left and indyref2

  In recent Scottish politics, the focus has been on the call from First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and the Scottish National Party and their allies for a second referendum on Scottish independence based on Scotland having a say on its constitutional future prior to Brexit. The grounds of this appeal are flimsy at best as … Continue reading

Decision day: should we stay or should we go?

Britain decides today whether to stay in the EU or leave. The Third Way position is very simple: the EU is an undemocratic institution which prevents us from managing our own economy as we would wish. It should be rejected. We regard the EU as an undemocratic institution. Its elected parliament has no real power. … Continue reading