EU Referendum – Time to show our fighting spirit

Today saw the official launch of the UKIP campaign to educate people on the failings of the EU in the run up to the promised Referendum on our membership. (Below)

As Nigel Farage rightly pointed out, those who wish to keep us in the EU have been quick off the mark and are already getting increased airtime on TV and in the columns of the national newspapers. Richard Branson has been very vocal about our need to remain a part of the superstate, even suggesting that we need to re look at joining the Euro currency which has brought so much misery to the peoples of Europe, most notably Greece – Interestingly enough, he lives in the Caribbean and recently moved his Virgin headquarters to non-EU Switzerland!

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The European Court of Human Rights – More bluster from our ‘Government’

The following article was recently sent to me by Professor Tim Congdon CBE, former economics spokesman of UKIP (Pictured below)

 

It is reproduced here with his kind permission

 

Prof Tim Congdon

 

1.   Theresa May and Chris Grayling, and the European Convention on Human Rights and the European Court of Human Rights

 

Theresa May, the Home Secretary, and Chris Grayling, the Justice Secretary, have let it be known that they want the UK

 

i.              to repudiate or anyhow ‘to disapply’ (a new word intended to be more polite, I suppose) the European Convention on Human Rights and

ii.             to withdraw from the jurisdiction of the European Court of Human Rights.
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