Confounding & Paradoxical

The UK is a member of the Venice commission. The Venice commission’s Code on referendums states “In the event of a failure to abide by the statutory requirements, for instance if the cap on spending is exceeded by a significant margin, the vote must be annulled.” http://www.venice.coe.int/webforms/documents/default.aspx… It’s been established Read more…

If Vote Leave overspent & illegally collaborated with AIQ, how does this affect the Referendum?

Vote Leave did overspend and also co-ordinated with other supposedly independent campaigns that they wholly controlled.  There is only a fine for that offence, as far as I can see. Corrupt practices in English election law include ‘bribery, treating, undue influence, personation and aiding, abetting, counselling and procuring personation.’  (Representation Read more…

Will the UK flourish outside the EU?

Outside the EU, the UK will be politically sterile, internationally diminished, domestically polarised and economic compromised. Next year, the UK is going to have a new but temporary transition relationship with the EU.  With this, the UK will remain in all aspects of EU membership but in name only, voluntarily Read more…