Monthly Archives: January 2017

Tam Dalyell – some personal memories

  The death of Tam Dalyell, one of the most remarkable Labour MPs that I have known, has been rightly marked today by extensive obituaries in many media outlets. I won’t try to add to the full accounts of his … Continue reading

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Labour must reject Theresa May’s Brexit strategy

Over the last few days there has been a lot of uncertainty over what the Labour Party position will be when Parliament votes on whether, and how, the UK government should begin the process of leaving the EU. That lack … Continue reading

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Will Trump declare war on the EU?

Not in a literal sense, of course, with bombs and armies, but it is a reasonable question to ask given some of what he and his closest supporters have been saying over the last few days. Trump himself has made … Continue reading

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Scotland – and Edinburgh – needs to keep on campaigning to save the Green Investment Bank

  One of the undoubted successes for Edinburgh achieved by effective campaigning was the decision to establish the headquarters of the Green Investment Bank (GIB) in Edinburgh. Like all successful initiatives, the GIB was claimed as an achievement across the … Continue reading

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EU citizens must keep the right to vote

©Debating Europe 2017 This article was first published in NewEuropeans.net  on 5 January 2017: see here: https://neweuropeans.net/article/1655/eu-citizens-must-keep-right-vote Many EU citizens living in the UK have expressed their concern about their right to continue to live and work here when and … Continue reading

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