“In” Claim An “Out” UK Will Pay for No Say

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The “In” campaign have released this poster claiming that if the UK leaves the EU we will contribute to the budget and have no say over EU laws. Allegedly this is the “Norway option“. That is based on a number of arguable premises. The fact is the UK has little say as it is…

  • The majority of the UK’s MEPs have lost 86% of votes in the last 5 years.
  • UK MEPs lost 98% of budget votes.
  • 92% of constitutional / inter-institutional affairs votes lost.

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The fact is on agricultural policy the UK is outvoted twice as much as any other country – whereas protectionist France is never outvoted. On budget issues the UK is once again outvoted more than any other state and France gets its way every time. Judging by how many times France votes against a proposal, it always get its way:

french-ukThe truth is the UK is outvoted more often than any other state in all policy areas. The UK currently pays and has hardly any influence…




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Dominic Raab wrote in his letter of resignation…

“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”

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