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NIGEL WAS RIGHT! Legal expert proves NO DEAL is better than BAD DEAL when leaving EU

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A legal expert has revealed that Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty includes the possibility of Britain simply ‘walking away’ from the EU without a solid deal in place, saving around £150 BILLION at the same time.

This figure is made up of the so-called ‘Brexit fees’ of approximately £50 bn and existing funding commitments and EU officials’ pension contributions.

According to the hedge fund manager and lawyer Christopher O’Donnell, the wording of Article 50 clearly states that a nation can simply leave once the two-year period after Article 50 is over, whether or not a withdrawal agreement is in place.

Speaking to The Express, he even added that the EU wouldn’t be allowed to impose any financial penalties if Britain did simply decide to walk away.

The exact wording of Article 50(3) states: ‘The Treaties shall cease to apply to the State in question from the date of entry into force of the withdrawal agreement or, failing that, two years after the notification referred to in paragraph 2, unless the European Council, in agreement with the Member State concerned, unanimously decides to extend this period.’

Therefore, when Nigel Farage has said in the past that ‘no deal’ is better than a ‘bad deal,’ he clearly knew what he was talking about!

To make matters even more interesting, it has already been established in the ‘no deal’ scenario, Britain will be able to trade with the rest of the European Union under World Trade Organisation arrangements.

This means that British businesses will still be able to save a considerable amount of money on trade tariffs, even though in the long run it will still be favourable to agree on a set trade deal.

Do you think that leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement in place is a good idea? Let us know at info@yourbrexit.co.uk

Sturgeon apologises after SNP politician refers to IRA as FREEDOM FIGHTERS

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The leader of the Scottish National Party Nicola Sturgeon has been forced to apologise after a party member and MSP referred to the IRA as FREEDOM FIGHTERS. 

In an astonishing tweet, the Member of the Scottish Parliament John Mason was responding to a request for help with a fundraising appeal to launch a private prosecution over the 1971 Belfast murders of three Scottish soldiers by the IRA. 

He decided against spreading the message, instead tweeting: ‘… you say Irish Murderers. Others say Irish freedom fighters. I support Scottish soldiers if they do good but not if they do bad.’

According to a report on newsletter.co.uk, ‘Fusiliers Dougald McCaughey, 23, John McCaig, 17, and Joseph McCaig, 18, were lured from a Belfast bar by the IRA in 1971 on the pretext of meeting girls and shot dead in north Belfast.’

After a great deal of exchanges within the SNP, Sturgeon issued a written apology to the families of the murdered soldiers on Thursday. 

She wrote: ‘I would like to offer my own personal apology to you for the upset that has been caused to you as a result of comments made by a member of my Party.’

‘No family should ever have to experience what yours has – and there can never be any excuse or justification for the murder of your loved ones, nor for any act of terrorism.’

Politicians seem to be slipping up on Twitter more and more these days, and seemingly ‘throwaway’ comments like this have a huge potential to cause a great deal of offence. 

The Troubles will always be an incredibly emotive subject, and this sort of public post will never help the situation. 

Perhaps it’s time for politicians to step away from Twitter, or just ignore such tweets and move on. 

Do you think that John Mason should be allowed to keep his job? info@yourbrexit.co.uk

EU demands £48bn in BREXIT FEES from the UK

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The EU’s Brexit Negotiator Michael Barnier is set to demand £48bn from the United Kingdom in exit fees according to a report on Sky News. 

It is even reported that French and German officials have been trying to get this figure increased to an eye-watering £59bn. 

This calculation includes funding commitments that the UK cannot back down from, and more concerningly it also includes a sizeable contribution to the pensions of EU officials. 

In a further insult to Britain, Brussels has also concluded that trade deal negotiations can only take place once an agreement over the final bill has been reached. 

British government officials are naturally keen to start trade talks as soon as possible, but this means that Brussels bureaucrats are demanding that we dance to their tune. 

Delegates from the British government have also been keen to establish a reciprocal agreement for both the rights of EU citizens in the UK and British citizens elsewhere in the EU. 

However this ‘technical meeting’ also confirmed that all citizen rights discussions must start again from ‘zero.’

This could be particularly worrying for Irish and Northern Irish citizens who are concerned about how their shared border will operate after Brexit. 

Do you think that Britain needs to take a harder approach to Brexit negotiations? Let us know info@yourbrexit.co.uk

BREAKING: Trump BANNED from speaking in Parliament during state visit

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According to a report in The Guardian, government officials are now frantically scrambling to arrange Donald Trump’s UK state visit for a time in 2017 when Parliament is in ‘recess.’

This means in effect that he will not be allowed to speak in Parliament when he arrives. 

According to the article, this will be carefully planned to make sure that there is no ‘snub’ of Mr Trump by MPs. 

It is thought that it will be in the early Autumn from a Thursday to a Sunday – this will also limit opportunities for protests in the Capital. 

Here at Your Brexit we have always said that this would be a disgusting way to treat a democratically elected head of state from any country, and it just happens that this particular country is one of the biggest in the free world. 

It seems that people are actually listening to the deluded ranting of Commons Speaker John Bercow. 

He is the ‘impartial’ member of the house who seems to get this uncontrollable urge to speak his mind and ride a cart and horses through centuries of Parliamentary tradition at every possible opportunity. 

There’s even talk of Trump being invited to a state banquet at Windsor Castle instead of Buckingham Palace to try and ‘limit his exposure’ to the public. 

However, there are millions of people in Britain who would actually throw him a parade. But why should their opinion matter?

Let us know what you think at info@yourbrexit.co.uk

SECRET plan EXPOSED to tie Britain to the EU after Brexit

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An early day motion (EDM) will today be put down by UKIP MP Douglas Carswell objecting to the Unitary Patent Court Agreement (UPCA).

The deal, which many ministers in government have done their best to avoid voting on, means that Britain will still be subject to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) after Brexit. 

This would result in the UK still tied in with single market rules despite promises by Theresa May that we will completely leave.

The Government have put it down “under the radar” which means it will automatically go through unless an MP formally objects.

I am happy to say the UKIP MP Douglas Carswell registered his objection in an attempt to halt the government passing any further agreements which will keep Britain in the EU through the back door.

He said: “Leaving the EU should mean leaving the jurisdiction of the European courts, but if this proposal is allowed to pass, and we sign up to the Unified Patent Court Agreement, then we will still find ourselves subject to judges at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg when it comes to intellectual property.

“We would be required to accept the supremacy of EU law in its entirety with regard to any disputes within the jurisdiction of the UPC, including competition law, fundamental rights arising under the Charter, as well as any specific patent rules contained within EU Directives.”

Do you think that the government should be allowed to get away with this? Let us know at info@yourbrexit.co.uk

 

Investigation shows that Remoaner Gary Lineker has been using TAX AVOIDANCE SCHEMES

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A report in the Daily Mail has revealed that popular left-wing Remoaner Gary Lineker has been involved in a number of tax avoidance schemes since his rise to broadcasting fame and fortune. 

The newspaper alleges that by investing in a variety of ‘film partnerships’ and other similar companies, Lineker has avoided paying the same rate of tax as the average man or woman in employment. 

These revelations will surely infuriate the Leave voters who are on the end of Lineker’s constant Twitter attacks. 

The report also says that Lineker may have been involved with the same companies as David Beckham and a wealth of other stars of sport and showbiz. 

Naturally, Lineker denies any wrongdoing with his tax affairs, but the report makes interesting reading because it shows how the rich and famous can go on and on with the avoidance of tax. 

According to the research, a wealthy celebrity can constantly move their investments from one film partnership to another, make a loss, and then just move on again and claim substantial tax relief. 

HMRC is now taking a very dim view of this sort of ‘aggressive tax avoidance,’ and it will be interesting to see how their current investigations turn out. 

LIVE POLL: Should US judges be allowed to overrule President Trump on travel ban?

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In today’s LIVE POLL, we want to know if you think that judges in the USA should be allowed to overrule President Trump and block his travel ban on visitors from the named seven mainly Muslim nations. 

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His executive order about the ban is currently suspended and the administration’s latest appeal to get it reinstated has failed. 

It will now be taken to the Supreme Court which is the highest court in the land. Trump is clearly ready for a fight about this – check out his Tweet on the matter. 


However, do you think that Trump should be answerable to a panel of judges? Is it a fundamental feature of democracy that every single citizen should be accountable, right to the very top?

Let us know what you think at info@yourbrexit.co.uk

Actor Tom Baker: OLD PEOPLE shouldn’t have been given Brexit vote

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We’ve been looking back at news coverage during the week after the EU referendum vote on June 23rd 2016, and one report included comments from the Dr Who actor Tom Baker saying that old people shouldn’t have been given a vote. 

According to Baker, a significant number of elderly Brexit voters would have been dead by the time that Brexit comes into force. 

However, democracy isn’t all about excluding people who won’t be affected by what they are voting for! Where would you draw the line?

Would it be right to deny a vote to someone who is terminally ill?

At the same time, regarding the elderly people who Baker clearly had some sort of deep hatred for at the time of his comments, these are the very people who gave so much to shape the Britain that younger people can enjoy today. 

This includes the significant number of World War 2 survivors at the time of the vote – both people who were in the forces and those who were left behind to deal with the consequences. 

We know that the passage of time will mean that a huge number of Brexit voters would have passed away by the time that we leave the European Union – but excluding them from the referendum would have been the greatest insult of them all. 

After all, how could anyone truly justify excluding any group of legitimate voters just to ensure a particular outcome? 

The government tried that stunt at the time by extending the voter registration deadline to get as many young people on board as possible, and it still didn’t push Remain over the line!

What do you think of Baker’s comments? Let us know at info@yourbrexit.co.uk

Coldplay’s Chris Martin: Britain has COLLAPSED because of Brexit vote

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During a concert shortly after last year’s referendum result, it has emerged that the lead singer of Coldplay Chris Martin told the crowd that the Leave vote had made the country COLLAPSE. 

The footage from Glastonbury on 26th June 2016 shows that the Remain supporter clearly had deep fears about leaving the European Union. 

However, almost nine months later, many people are disagreeing and there is now a steady stream of optimistic news stories about our growing economy and businesses looking to invest in Britain including Lego, Merrill Lynch and Apple. 

Therefore we have to ask ourselves if it is right for musicians such as Chris Martin to make such sweeping observations. 

It has to be remembered that his comments came at a time when emotions all over Britain were still raw as barely three days had passed since the result was announced. 

His on-stage rant was: ‘I was walking around all yesterday with my two kids, Apple and Moses, and I take my proverbial hat off to everyone who’s been here through the rain and mud and the carnage essentially, the collapse of a country, everything.’

Brexit is, and indeed will be whatever we make of it as a nation. If we choose to constantly peddle doom and gloom (project fear once again perhaps), then it is highly likely that we will wallow in this negativity for the long term. 

As far as we are concerned, optimism is the way forward as Brexit will now be happening regardless!

Do you agree with Chris Martin’s comments? Was it yet another case of a musician trying to influence opinion before ‘the dust has settled?’ Let us know at info@yourbrexit.co.uk

BREAKING: Trump travel ban remains SUSPENDED after court appeal fails

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An appeal by US President Donald Trump to have his travel ban from seven mainly Muslim countries reinstated has failed at the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals – he instantly reacted angrily on Twitter at the news. 

Although Trump signed an executive order to introduce the ban over a week ago, it was then blocked by senior judges in the USA after it was challenged by a number of individual states. 

This court defeat for Trump’s administration was the latest part of the appeal process, and he immediately threatened to take it further while saying the nation’s security was ‘at stake.’


The next stage of the process will be the US Supreme Court – this is the highest court in the land. 

In this case, the three judges ruled 3-0 to say that the government had not provided enough evidence to prove that people from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen posed a significant risk to US security. 

It also means that refugees will be able to continue travelling to the USA while the case is in progress. 

Do you agree that the courts should be able to overrule the President in this case? Let us know what you think at info@yourbrexit.co.uk