Barnett Formula

Andy Burnham – no I wouldn’t have an English Parliament – I am born in Liverpool, of Irish ancestry, of Scottish links in the past and close to Wales

Andy Burnham – no I wouldn’t have an English Parliament – I am born in Liverpool, of Irish ancestry, of Scottish links in the past and close to Wales

Andy Burnham – NO I wouldn’t have an English Parliament – I am born in Liverpool, of Irish ancestry, of Scottish links in the past and close to Wales. The impact of Andy Burnham’s denial of an English political voice is that the Barnett Formula (the funding allocation for the UK) remains unreformed and unfair […]

CEP Member gets this letter published in  The Western Daily Press.

CEP Member gets this letter published in The Western Daily Press.

Sir, I was sorry to see that former Labour MP Tam Dalyell has died and I would like to offer my sympathy to his family. Tam Dalyell represented West Lothian and Linlithgow in the House of Commons from 1962 to 2005. He is best known for asking what came to be called the West Lothian […]

National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations (NFFO) Trawler men need their own English Minister to protect their fishing rights

National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations (NFFO) Trawler men need their own English Minister to protect their fishing rights

  It was reported on the 23rd December 2016 that Fisheries Minister, George Eustice had announced that a chunk of England’s fishing quotas was going to be transferred to Scotland following the vote to leave the European Union (EU). This would mean that the quota to catch 1,500 tonnes of fish had been removed from the Humberside-based […]

BETRAYAL OF THE ENGLISH: Scottish MPs STILL rule England after Cameron ‘sold voters a pup’

BETRAYAL OF THE ENGLISH: Scottish MPs STILL rule England after Cameron ‘sold voters a pup’

DAVID CAMERON’S flagship pledge to give English voters a voice against meddling Nicola Sturgeon was a barefaced “lie” and not worth the paper it was written on, experts concluded today in a damning assessment of his legacy. By NICK GUTTERIDGE The Express 16:21, Fri, Dec 2, 2016   In a scathing post mortem of one of […]

Remember how much we owe Barnett formula

Remember how much we owe Barnett formula

The WEU has been campaigning since conception for the Barnett formula to be scrapped and a fair funding system put in place. The Following article (below) published in the ‘Scotsman’ shows just how unfair that system is to the taxpayer in England. Government spending per head of the population across the UK should be equal. […]

‘Vow’ no guarantee that Barnett Formula will last, says constitutional expert

‘Vow’ no guarantee that Barnett Formula will last, says constitutional expert

By Press Association, 9 September 2015 9.28am. David Cameron raised the issue of “English votes for English laws” just hours after the independence referendum result was confirmed.PA English votes for English laws will probably require an end to the Barnett Formula which allocates Scotland’s share of UK spending, a constitutional expert has advised. Prime Minister […]

The Iniquitous Barnett Formula made simple

The Iniquitous Barnett Formula made simple The playwright George Bernard Shaw once said, “A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the enthusiastic support of Paul.” That is why politicians from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland like the Barnett Formula, for it robs the people in England of some £14 billion […]