Earlier in July Bath’s MP Wera Hobhouse called out the government’s hostile treatment of EU citizens. Drawing on her personal experience as a European who has made her home here for decades she highlighted the human cost of Brexit and called for physical proof of settled status for EU citizens. She said, “The Government must … More The government must keep its promises to EU citizens
The last two months Bath for Europe took the Pulse/ Eurocafé to Henrietta Park, Bath for a picnic/get together. About 25 people showed up and it was lovely to see old friends and make new ones. Bring your own blanket to sit on and your own refreshments (in the past we’ve brought food to share … More The August Pulse of Europe/Eurocafe on Sunday, August 1st at 3pm. Venue: Henrietta Park, Bath, BA2 6LP.
Protest is central to democracy. From voting rights to employment and environmental protections it has been the key to political progress for over two centuries. Currently the police can only stop a protest if there is a threat of serious public disorder, serious damage to property or community life. This is set to change significantly. … More Block the Bill. Our right to protest is under threat
Bath for Europe is delighted to announce that Will Hutton will be joining us virtually to talk about how Brexit is going and tell us why – and how – we must rejoin the EU. Will is a political economist, journalist, writer, academic, passionate pro-European and one of the leading lights of the UK’s campaign … More Online event with Will Hutton: ‘Common Sense – Why We Must Rejoin Europe’, Monday 12th April 2021, 19.30-20.45
The reality of post-Brexit trading arrangements has begun to hit Bath and surrounding area. Many small businesses have been hit with challenging import and export rules. Walcot Street traders including Aqua Glass, Walcot Yarns and Meticulous Ink have faced logistical nightmares while a Deli owner is among many who have experienced delivery hold ups. Slightly … More Brexit Reality – March 2021
Britain has now left the Single Market and Customs Union. Piles of Brexit bureaucracy are having a devastating effect on a wide range of businesses and customers. Fishing businesses face ruin, delays and costs are being imposed on deliveries to and from the EU, manufacturers face falling orders, Ireland is bypassing the UK, and GB-NI … More Brexit Reality – January 2021