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The Alternative for the UK? The Real Alternative

February 23, 2018 // 0 Comments

by Richard Ford If someone had told me only last Summer that Germany’s newest political party, the Alternative für Deutschland (Alternative for Germany) would be the official opposition party in Germany by this Spring, I would have wondered what drugs they were taking. But this seems very [...]

Is it Game Over for Angela Merkel?

February 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Merkel’s Madness and the Rise of Eurosceptic Politics in Germany by Richard Ford The Law of Unintended Consequences never fails to astound and delight. Remember back in 2015 when the (then) seemingly unassailable German Chancellor threw open her country’s borders to an almost unquantifiable [...]

Boundary Commission – Time for Constitutional Reform!

September 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

It is interesting to observe the outrage of Gloucestershire MPs — no doubt with a keen eye on their future election prospects —  at the Boundary Commission proposals for the county.  As far as Gloucester is concerned it seems that the solution for the farce that Longlevens is [...]

“Glostays” – Gloucester’s Sore Losers

September 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

It has been an interesting few days. We discovered that key investors had pulled out of the King’s Walk redevelopment citing uncertainty caused by Brexit as their reason, yet  we also found out that plans have been approved for a new 4,000 seater stadium which is to be built for Gloucester [...]

Amazing!! – UK doing well after Brexit

July 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

In a recent newspaper article, Lib Dem leader Tim Farron spent an entire article telling us all what a disaster we face after the vote to leave the EU a month ago. The facts are not quite as Mr Farron put them. A report into how well the UK is doing since Brexit has shown that in fact the Bank of [...]

Gloucester Brexit BBQ & UKIP Rally

July 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

***SOLD OUT*** Diane James MEP, the bookies’ favourite in the contest to succeed Nigel Farage as the Leader of UKIP, will be the Speaker and Guest of Honour at a Brexit BBQ and Rally to be held at 2.30 pm on Sunday 4 th September at the Coach and Horses, Catherine Street, Kingsholm, [...]

Debunking Project Fear “Myths”

March 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

Our thanks to Roger Helmer MEP for putting these points over so succinctly Myth: Being in the EU safeguards jobs. Fact: Over one million UK jobs have been lost since we joined the EU including whole industries wiped out such as ship and train building, chemicals, textiles, mining, steel production [...]

Project Fear from the Little Europeans

March 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

“Brexit means uncertainty” reads the Remain scare tactic handbook. Isn’t that an odd argument? The only way we can have any certainty about our future is to be in control of our own destiny. The real uncertainty comes from entrusting our future to EU elites. Remainers like to [...]

Forty One Years in the Making

March 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

Not many people who were six years of age would have memories of the fateful day in 1973 when Britain became a member of the European Community, or Common Market as it was known then.  Those six year olds would not have listened to the arguments for and against joining or the implications of the [...]

What is Cameron’s strategy? The whole renegotiation is a PR smokescreen

December 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

This appears to be the strategy for Merkel’s lapdog to keep the UK in the EU Only ask for trivia. The PM is not asking for the ‘fundamental change’ he promised before the election. His renegotiation will not address the EU’s deep problems. Create lots of fake rows so the trivia appears [...]
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