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

Update: January 25th 2019. Since this piece was published some people have pointed out on Twitter that the 2016 referendum didn’t even have the highest number of voters, let alone the highest turnout. This is true. In the 1992 general election 33,614,074 people voted; in the 2016 referendum it was 33,577,342. Thus 36,732 more people … More Was the 2016 referendum really ‘the biggest democratic exercise in this country’s history’?

Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC, MP: Brexit is an exercise in self-mutilation

“Brexit is an exercise in self-mutilation” was the stark message delivered by the Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC, MP, who addressed an audience of over 200 people of all ages at Hayesfield School on 20th September at an event organised by Bath for Europe. Mr Grieve is a key national figure in the ongoing Brexit drama … More Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC, MP: Brexit is an exercise in self-mutilation

Engaging with the public in Frome

Bath for Europe started our outreach programme late last autumn, taking our Saturday street stall and loyal band of volunteers to towns in Wiltshire and Somerset with Tory MPs. We’ve been to Midsomer Norton, Radstock, Keynsham, Bradford-on-Avon, Melksham, Chippenham, Corsham, Warminster and Trowbridge. This past Saturday we visited Frome for the first time where we … More Engaging with the public in Frome