BREXIT and Denmark to follow?

The anti-EU organisation in Denmark is very excited about the possibility of Brexit.  Should the UK vote out then the anti-EU forces in Denmark will use that as a lever to push for a Danish referendum. I know this because I attended a meeting of the Danish anti-EU party last week. The agenda consisted of two…

Free book on BREXIT

I am on the Remain side of the EU referendum but I do recognise that the issues are not clear cut. For example, I could wish for much more democracy within the EU. Having decided to marshal my arguments I am looking at many different sources of information. One that is incredibly useful and free…

Voting to leave is voting to break-up

So almost a week ago I warned that I would be a EU bore until June 23rd. Since then I have indeed done a lot of reading and posting and thinking. And I’ve moved on a few things. I realise now that a UK vote to leave is most likely to lead to the break-up…

Money laundering or how the UK gets EU funds for cross-border projects?

It’s too late. The damage is done. Daniel Hannan, MEP, has a much greater reach than me (obviously) and I know that facts never swayed a political argument. Hannan’s article in the Spectator alerts us to corruption and cronyism afoot. The great and good urging us to vote ‘in’ have been bought off by Brussels Reading further…

Does the unravelling of the EU start today?

… and would it matter? Those advocating that the UK leave the EU paint a gentlemanly picture of calm and friendly negotiations of a new free trade agreement with the remaining 27 members. But this fails to account for the huge influence the British vote will have on the rest of the EU. It is…

Look on the bright side

On June 24th my life could get immeasurably more complicated and uncertain if the referendum on whether to stay in the European Union goes in the wrong direction. As a British immigrant who has lived in Denmark for over 23 years I do not have a vote since that right runs out after 15 years…