Italy’s Hand Grenade Under The Euro- Maybe Leave, If Not At Least Debt Forgiveness

The new Italian government is preparing something more than just a small explosion under the foundations of the Euro. Sadly, to my taste, it's not large enough, for they seem to have ruled out actually leaving the currency. Italy...

In A Nutshell, What’s Wrong With The EU Aid Budget

Michel Barnier is exemplifying the have cake and eat it method of negotiation today as he argues that Britain can't be part of anything the EU does which might be useful but it will still be allowed, post-Brexit, to...

Good Old Brexit – The EU Wants To Abolish Theatre Lighting

Most luvvies seem to be Remoaner types these days. Wonder if anyone's told them what's going to happen if we stay in, that near all the theatre lights in the country will have to be shut off. I imagine...

Not Everyone Does Agree About Brexit Mr. Hammond

How's this for a little litany which ends up insisting that Brexit shouldn't in fact take place? Everyone agrees that Brexit must not harm our economy. Everyone also agrees that we will need a customs arrangement that allows frictionless trade,...

Oh Dear, What A Pity, Brexit Means We Can’t Screw Up Trade

A committee of the House of Commons is very worried that Brexit means we'll not be able to cock up trade. This does seem like an odd thing to worry about but then political management of trade is about...

Vote Leave Obeyed The Law- What A Scandal Says The Guardian

The outrage from the bien pensants over Brexit never ceases to amaze. How dare, we the people, vote for something we're not supposed to? For the true diehards of course the outrage is that we were ever asked about...

Today’s Remoaner Claim – The Voters Are Ignorant

We have a varied palette of excuses why Brexit really just should not happen. Various commentators run through the rainbow of reasons over time - each one trying each in turn. So here's William Keegan with one of the...

THE METROPOLITANS — Episode 9

A saga of everyday life in the Big L and a wry look at contemporary culture By Tony Carden Episode Nine   ‘Well, frankly, it could’ve been better.’ ‘Now, now, Mary, don’t go getting all emotional.’ ‘Des, I’m not emotional. You get emotional, remember? That...

MEPs Really Ought To Know This But Apparently Not

A letter to the Daily Telegraph: SIR – The Trump administration’s move towards trade protectionism shows the benefit to Britain of being a member of the EU customs union. Liam Fox, the Trade Secretary and arch-Atlanticist, unsuccessfully lobbied Washington for an...

The EU’s Definition Of The Rule Of Law Will Be Interesting, Won’t It?

Just a little something to keep an eye upon in the years to come. The European Union's definition of the rule of law. For this is happening: Brussels will have powers to cut off cash to countries that fail a...

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Absolutely Vile – MPs’ Special Hotline To The Taxman

This is one of those things that simply should not be allowed to stand - Members of Parliament have a special hotline to Her...