Was the 2016 referendum really ‘the biggest democratic exercise in this country’s history’?

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’?

South West politicians favour a People’s Vote 

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 

Panel Discussion: What Does the EU Do for Us? Friday 30th November, 7 – 9 pm, Hayesfield Lower School Main Hall, Brougham Hayes, Bath

Please join Bath for Europe for a very exciting and thought-provoking evening with four outstanding South West female politicians. We are thrilled to be hosting a panel discussion with your South West MEPs discussing the benefits of our EU membership. Our panelists are three of the most passionate anti-Brexit MEPs: Molly Scott Cato (Green), Clare Moody … More Panel Discussion: What Does the EU Do for Us? Friday 30th November, 7 – 9 pm, Hayesfield Lower School Main Hall, Brougham Hayes, Bath

Deal or no deal? A comment on Jason Hunter’s talks on Brexit and trading on WTO terms

On consecutive evenings recently, I attended fascinating talks by Jason Hunter, Stuart Brown and Graham Hughes on Brexit and the implications of leaving the EU with no deal. The talks included vivid descriptions of the chaotic and destructive consequences of a no deal situation in many sectors. It was clear that they see a no … More Deal or no deal? A comment on Jason Hunter’s talks on Brexit and trading on WTO terms

Talking Brexit and trading on WTO terms – with Jason Hunter, Stuart Brown and Graham Hughes

Two well-attended events on the implications of leaving the EU without a deal and trading on the World Trade Organisation terms took place on consecutive evenings in the local area. The first on Wednesday 26th September at the Trinity Church, Trowbridge, the next on Thursday 27th September at Widcombe Social Club, Bath. Jason Hunter, an … More Talking Brexit and trading on WTO terms – with Jason Hunter, Stuart Brown and Graham Hughes