As Brexit comes into sharper and sharper focus, Bath for Europe hosted a thought-provoking event on 30th November, bringing together four local politicians from across the political spectrum. The purpose of the event was to explain how we, the people, benefit from EU membership and separate Brexit myth from fact. All agree that Brexit would … More South West politicians favour a People’s Vote
On 20th September, Bath for Europe’s special guest speaker, Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP, gave a wide-ranging and eloquent talk to an audience of 200 people on the topic of Brexit. One of the leading Conservatives supporting a #PeoplesVote, Grieve believes that Brexit would be a colossal act of national self-harm. He gives an … More Video of Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP on Brexit: Clarity or Smoke and Mirrors?
Stuart Brown, an experienced EU trade negotiator, delivered a powerful testimony on doing trade deals at an event in Bradford-on-Avon recently that was put together by Chris Hoar. Here is a précis of his talk. Introduction There are facts and experiences. There are also experience-based predictions and opinions. This evening I’m here to talk about facts … More Objectively verifiable Brexit
Professor Michael Dougan gave an outstanding talk to a packed house at the Bath for Europe event on 14th March. The video of his talk is now available. A must-watch!
“Brexit is a long-term act of national diminishment…We have the best deal in Europe. Let’s keep it.” Michael Dougan, Professor of EU Law and Jean Monnet Chair in EU Law at the University of Liverpool, held the packed audience at Bath for Europe’s event hanging on his every word. Michael Dougan is renowned as a … More Michael Dougan delivers memorable talk on “Brexit: Where have we got to and where are we going?”
When I was growing up in New York in the 1970s and 1980s, Europe was a distant place from which our ancestors once came, and where we might one day go on holiday if we could afford it. My understanding of Britain was influenced mainly by Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Monty Python and songs by … More Brexit to Nowhere