HOW MUCH ENGLISH MONEY WILL BE USED TO BUY DEMOCRATIC UNIONISTS’ SUPPORT IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS?

HOW MUCH ENGLISH MONEY WILL BE USED TO BUY DEMOCRATIC UNIONISTS’ SUPPORT IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS?

The current level of Barnet Formula style annual block grant from the English taxpayer to Northern Ireland is standing at £10.4 billion per year.  That is somewhat more than the total net subscription/subsidy to the European Union that so much of the argument during the European Referendum campaign was about! That adds up to a subsidy to every man, woman and child in Northern Ireland of £5,437 more public money than they will averagely have…

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The Labour MPs voting against Article 50 – and the ones to watch

The Labour MPs voting against Article 50 – and the ones to watch

Article from the  The Labour leadership wants to support the Article 50 bill. But some MPs have other ideas. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled MPs must have a say before triggering Article 50, which begins the Brexit negotiations. Two days later, Tulip Siddiq, the MP for a marginal constituency which heavily backed Remain, resigned from her post as a shadow minister. The Labour leadership had insisted that MPs vote for the bill. In her…

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13 years ago this month Labour forced through the English Higher Education bill with votes from Scottish MPs

13 years ago this month Labour forced through the English Higher Education bill with votes from Scottish MPs

13 years ago this month Labour forced through the English Higher Education Bill with votes from Scottish MPs. Those 4-5 year old who were just starting Primary schools at the time of the vote would have been oblivious to what had occurred, however the time as now come for them to realise the impact of Labours Education Bill, and Scotland’s involvement in English Education, as they look towards University education. Not only are our students…

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Enemies of the People

Enemies of the People

EU Referendum was given to the people by an Act of Parliament, now 3 Judges block the result from being triggered. Enemies of the people: Fury over ‘out of touch’ judges who have ‘declared war on democracy’ by defying 17.4m Brexit voters and who could trigger constitutional crisis Judges ruled Brexit could not be triggered without a Westminster vote The Lord Chief Justice and two colleagues were branded ‘out of touch’ They were accused of…

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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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