Brexit Briefings

My thoughts on Brexit

Euroscepticism

At the most recent EU Council meeting EU leaders said that Euroscepticism is "contained!" I don't know what planet these people are on: the EU's policies are failing and its the European people that are...

EU Army

Whether Remainers like to add it or not, the EU's preparations for an Army are well under way. The EU wants to harmonise and consolidate a Common Defence Policy and I don't see any justification in such a military force. This idea is dangerous and counterproductive to...

Migrant Crisis

The EU is facing a problem of immense magnitude and completely of its own making: 'the migrant crisis'. One need only go back 2 years and Mrs Merkel’s siren call to would be migrants and the people traffickers. But just like letting the genie out of the bottle, the...

EU Citizens’ Rights

As expected, the EU has placed EU Citizens' rights at the heart of its Brexit negotiations. In response the UK Government has set out clearly that it has to be reciprocal for all those Brits living and working in EU Member States. The UK has made a series of valid...

European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)

David Davis the UK’s Brexit Minister is looking at plans to continue the use of the EHIC card. Now supposedly, and many people believe so, this card entitles UK citizens to free healthcare in European Member States. If only that were the case! EU citizens of course...

The City

London currently clears 75% of global derivative Euro transactions, valued at around $900 billion per day. Despite the global financial centres ranking London in 1st place, just ahead of New York, the EU wants either Frankfurt or Paris to clear these Euro transactions...

ERASMUS

Currently all 28 EU Member States are eligible to participate in the ERASMUS+ programme as “Programme Countries”. There are a further 5 non-EU Programme Countries: The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Iceland Norway Lichtenstein Turkey But, there are also 23...