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Bad faith from Brussels

9 February 2021

Whatever the limitations for Britain of the final Brexit agreement it is now blindingly obvious that the EU has never been happy with it.

A bad week for Project Fear

9 February 2021

It’s been a lousy few days for the doomsday merchants, the ones who said that companies would flee Britain once Brexit bit.

The choice is yours

27 December 2020

After the trade agreement with the EU, the challenge now for workers is to take responsibility for the future.

Now for real control

Whatever the restrictions and disruption – and these words are being written before the outcome of negotiations with the EU is clear – Britain can and must now chart its own future in the world. This is a pivotal moment. 

Sinn Fein and DUP unite over EU food threat

23 November 2020

A row over the flow of food trade between the British mainland and Northern Ireland has led the leaders of Sinn Fein and the DUP to tell the EU it would be unacceptable to disrupt food supply in the event of a No-deal Brexit. 

On the brink

17 October 2020

If there are still those who have not accepted the necessity of Britain’s departure from the European Union, the behaviour of EU negotiators provides a compelling justification. 

EU law breakers: a reader writes

5 October 2020

A Workers reader wrote to his local newspaper to rebut claims that the British government would break international law by passing the Internal Market Bill.

Brexit, the internal market, and the law

18 September 2020

The manufactured outrage over the government’s Internal Market Bill cannot hide the fact that at stake is not the rule of law itself but whether EU law should override British independence.

No to the transition trap!

5 June 2020

“The British people have spoken, and the answer is, we’re out,” said the BBC  four years ago after a long night of magnificent referendum results. Yet we’re not out, not really.

EU hopes for coronavirus extension

12 May 2020

The EU hopes the coronavirus emergency will keep Britain in its orbit. The impact of Covid-19 makes it more important there is no extension to the transition period.

Chaos and cost ahead as EU looks for more money

11 May 2020

Coronavirus is tearing the EU apart. The European Commission has a plan to grab money from members, and which threatens Britain with unknown extra costs if the Brexit transition is extended.

Not another day under the EU thumb

16 April 2020

The government must not surrender to the siren song that Covid-19 has made Brexit impossible. On the contrary, the epidemic has made leaving the EU even more urgent.

Brexit means Brussels, says EU

27 March 2020

Nearly four years after the Brexit referendum, the EU is still clinging to the hope that it can keep control of Britain away from the British people, according to a leaked document.

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