How to counter the flimsy arguments made for staying in the EU

How to counter the flimsy arguments made for staying in the EU

At last the people of England will get the opportunity to vote on whether to remain in the EU or leave in the 2016/17 referendum. Its been a long time coming and we can be grateful that we are able to put our case for withdrawal. There is no doubt that David Cameron will try to secure some cosmetic changes to a number of EU treaties or at least some changes that will enable him to convince the…

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Do the SNP really want Scottish Independence?

Do the SNP really want Scottish Independence?

The English Democrats discuss the potential benefits to the SNP of working with them to promote the Scottish independence agenda. After the SNP’s historic victory in the 2015 General Election in Scotland, nationalist politicians can reasonably ask – What is the next step in the battle to break-up the UK? (for that is what Scottish Independence amounts to). In particular can Scotland gain independence without the help of England? Were nationalist parties in Wales and…

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English Democrats submission to local Government Association

English Democrats submission to local Government Association

APPG for Reform, Decentralisation and Devolution in the UK Better Devolution for the Whole UK Inquiry The Local Government Association, which is a strongly Regionalist association of British Political Establishment apparatchiks, has recently launched an enquiry entitled:- “APP for Reform, Decentralisation and Devolution in the UK Better Devolution for the Whole UK Inquiry.” I thought I ought to respond to this on behalf of, not only the English Democrats, but also of the English Movement…

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English Votes for English Laws (“EVEL”) is a Westminster focussed political gimmic

English Votes for English Laws (“EVEL”) is a Westminster focussed political gimmic

English Votes for English Laws (“EVEL”) is a Westminster focussed political gimmick not a constitutionally valid solution to the “English Question” and cannot work for the following reasons:- If EVEL is introduced without legislation it would be merely a procedural Convention, without the force of law.  It is much easier to change Conventions than to repeal Acts of Parliament. EVEL does not address who governs England (The English Question) and would lead to a situation…

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Political Correctness

Political Correctness

3.19 Political Correctness 3.19.1 The English Democrats share the public concerns as to the harm caused to our society by political correctness. 3.19.2 The English Democrats unreservedly condemn this intolerant creed. We reject the self-righteousness of political correctness and condemn the ideology as an evil. Political correctness is incompatible with a free and democratic society. 3.19.3 One key aspect of political correctness is that a person, an institution or a government is politically correct when…

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