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6 points that show why English votes on English Laws will fail to address the English Question

6 points that show why English votes on English Laws will fail to address the English Question

Dear Members and Supporters The follow points show why English votes on English Laws will fail to address This is the overview statement for EVEL Basically English votes on English laws (EVEL) is legislatively weak because it is just a reversible procedural device that can be overturned at any time. It doesn’t address the English Question […]

UKIP Leadership contender, Paul Nuttall, confirms his support for an English Parliament

UKIP Leadership contender, Paul Nuttall, confirms his support for an English Parliament

UKIP Leadership contender, Paul Nuttall, confirm his support for an English Parliament  

INDEPENDENCE FOR ENGLAND?

INDEPENDENCE FOR ENGLAND?

INDEPENDENCE FOR ENGLAND? Since England has no constitutional or political existence of itself it could be argued that England is the last British colony. Indeed the Encyclopaedia Britannica describes England thus: ‘Outside the British Isles, England is often erroneously considered synonymous with the island of Great Britain (England, Scotland, and Wales) and even with the […]

The National View: Scotland has spoken – if the UK wants Trident, it’ll have to find somewhere else to keep it

The National View: Scotland has spoken – if the UK wants Trident, it’ll have to find somewhere else to keep it

ALL but one of Scotland’s MPs voted against the renewal of Trident last night. At the General Election in May last year, David Mundell, the Conservative MP for Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale & Tweeddale, stood on a manifesto committing his party to the nuclear weapons.Labour, too, had a commitment to the submarine replacement in their manifesto. The […]

The sore loser, Nicola Sturgeon – this is war talk

The sore loser, Nicola Sturgeon – this is war talk

The moment the EU referendum concluded, Nicola Sturgeon thrust forward the prospect of another Scottish independence referendum. Although the SNP has a right to request another independence referendum at any time, they must also accept that the English majority most likely support it as well. In fact, it is hard to find an English person […]

Reclaiming Patriotism – How Labour Speaks to ‘Englishness’

Reclaiming Patriotism – How Labour Speaks to ‘Englishness’

Date: 6 June, 2016Author: Will Simpson0 Comments If we are to appear like a government-in-waiting we must offer positive answers to the issues that the public care about.  We cannot simply vacate the ground that the mainstream right seek to monopolise, and the far-right seek to exploit because we find it difficult.  It is in […]

Sunday Trading and the Limits of EVEL

Sunday Trading and the Limits of EVEL

Below is an article that was recently published by the Centre on Constitutional Change. It goes some way to explain why EVEL does not and will not work. Sunday Trading and the Limits of EVEL The UK government’s recent defeat on its proposals to relax Sunday trading rules saw the votes of Scottish MPs prove […]