Category Archives: Referendum

….and maybe on June 12th?

The mood in Ireland is swinging against the Yes Campaign.  A recent poll of small businessmen in Ireland showed 74% against.  Ten thousand Irish farmers marched in Dublin against the Lisbon Treaty.  They are worried about Peter Mandelson’s world trade … Continue reading

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Politics Show – East Midlands

I was interviewed today (4th May) on the East Midlands part of The Politics Show. You can access the video of the show here. My bit is 53 minutes 50 seconds in. However you can access a podcast of what … Continue reading

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The Sophistry of Richard Corbett

During the parliament’s February Strasbourg session, we voted the Corbett report on the Lisbon Treaty (aka the Renamed EU Constitution).  There was an amendment that simply said “This house will recognise the outcome of the Irish Referendum” (which takes place … Continue reading

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An open letter to Ian Taylor MP

Dear Ian,   You write: The issue of a referendum on the Treaty has also been raised. I have made it clear whenever we have debated this issue in the House that I am strongly against the whole idea of … Continue reading

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Mass Lobby for a Referendum

The “I Want a Referendum” Campaign (backed by Open Europe) is planning a mass lobby of parliament early in the New Year.   If you are able to come down to Westminster on a week day, in either January or … Continue reading

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Referendum Protest

Taking the case for a referendum on the Renamed EU CONstitution to the chamber of the European Parliament, 12 December 2007.

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Dan Hannan and myself at the Pro Referendum Rally

Photo courtesy of Simon Richards – The Freedom Association

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