On 15th November 2018 in Parliament the Prime Minister said that in the 2016 referendum ‘the British people exercised their vote in numbers we have never seen before’. This was in defence of her Brexit deal and against a referendum on it. It echoes the statement in the July 2018 Chequers White Paper that the … More Was the 2016 referendum really ‘the biggest democratic exercise in this country’s history’?
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
Rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the Bath for Europe supporters who turned our monthly rally on Sunday 2nd December into a carol concert in front of Bath’s Guildhall. The group sang traditional Christmas carols and “Ode to Joy” with updated lyrics that reflect our passionate belief that the UK belongs in the European Union. … More Bath for Europe carollers sing praises of EU membership
I went on the march in London in October and had bought my bEUret to wear there. But, as I’d paid a tenner* for it, I was determined to get my money’s worth. So, in November, I took to the streets to join Bath for Europe’s weekly street stand…wearing it at what I thought was … More I’ve got a bEUret, and I’m going to use it
There is a large part of me so sick of what is going on in MY Country, that I just want to walk away. But I can’t. I recall that positive day after the referendum – and I mean 1975. The public’s majority feeling, for the first time for awhile, was that the UK had … More The only way forward is to vote again
Thanks to those of you who came along to the BANES Full Council Meeting at the Guildhall on 8th November to show your support for the motion to Bath and North East Somerset (BANES) Council to support a People’s Vote on the final terms of any Brexit deal, including the option to maintain full EU … More Sign Our Petition to BANES Council Calling for a People’s Vote