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Johnson unleashes ferocious attack on PM’s Brexit plans

Sept. 2, 2018              ITV

 

"Boris Johnson has launched a scathing attack on Theresa May’s Brexit strategy, branding it a “fix” that can only lead to victory for the EU.

In what is likely to be seen by many at Westminster as the beginning of a bid to try and oust the Prime Minister, the ex-foreign secretary insisted the UK is “lying flat on the canvas” in withdrawal talks.

Britain has “gone into battle with the white flag fluttering over our leading tank” due to Mrs May’s Chequers proposals to align UK standards on goods to the EU, Mr Johnson said.

The Tory heavyweight compared withdrawal negotiations between Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab and the EU’s Michel Barnier to a rigged wrestling match.

Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Mr Johnson said: “Out of their corners come Dominic Raab and Michel Barnier, shrugging their shoulders and beating their chests – and I just hope you aren’t one of those trusting souls who still thinks it could really go either way.

"The UK has agreed to hand over £40 billion of taxpayers’ money for two thirds of diddly squat."

Boris Johnson
“The fix is in. The whole thing is about as pre-ordained as a bout between Giant Haystacks and Big Daddy; and in this case, I am afraid, the inevitable outcome is a victory for the EU, with the UK lying flat on the canvas and 12 stars circling symbolically over our semi-conscious head.”

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http://www.itv.com/news/2018-09-02/johnson-unleashes-ferocious-attack-on-pms-brexit-plans/

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May challenges EU as Brexit talks hit 'impasse', sterling tumbles

Sept. 21, 2018         Guy Faulconbridge, Andrew MacAskill

"LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday that Brexit talks with the European Union had hit an impasse, defiantly challenging the bloc to come up with its own plans a day after EU leaders savaged her proposals.

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The British media said the response had left her proposals in tatters, and May angrily struck back in a televised address from her Downing Street office, saying neither side should expect the impossible from the other."

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https://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu/may-challenges-eu-as-brexit-talks-hit-impasse-sterling-tumbles-idUSKCN1M10OJ

Soros-Backed Group Ramps up Campaign for Second Referendum, EU Court to Hear Case on Revoking Article 50

https://www.breitbart.com/london/2018/09/22/soros-backed-group-campaign-second-referendum-eu-court-rule-stopped/

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/7315198/theresa-may-announces-mystery-statement-in-downing-street-after-chequers-plan-mauled-by-the-eu-in-salzburg/

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We were lied to! Secret document FCO 30/1048 kept truth about EU from British for 30 years

Lara Deauville          Sept. 30, 2018

"A SECRET document, which remained locked away for 30 years, advised the British Government to COVER-UP the realities of EU membership so that by the time the public realised what was happening it would be too late

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As Theresa May prepares to face delegates at arguably the most fiercely divided Tory Party Conference for a generation in Birmingham next week Express.co.uk examines the legacy of one of the most important documents in British political history.

Almost all of the shocking predictions – from the loss of British sovereignty, to monetary union and the over-arching powers of European courts – have come true.

But damningly for Tory Prime Minister Edward Heath, and all those who kept quiet about the findings in the early 70s, the document, known as FCO30/1048, was locked away under Official Secrets Act rules for almost five decades.

The classified paper, dated April 1971, suggested the Government should keep the British public in the dark about what EEC membership means predicting that it would take 30 years for voters to realise what was happening by which time it would be too late to leave.

That last detail was the only thing the disgraceful paper – prepared for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) – got wrong.

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https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/882881/Brexit-EU-secret-document-truth-British-public

This 1971 document shows exactly what the plan was

Annabelle Sanderson

"The unknown author – a senior civil servant – correctly predicted the then European Economic Community (the EEC effectively became the EU in 1993) was headed for economic, monetary and fiscal union, with a common foreign and defence policy, which would constitute the greatest surrender of Britain’s national sovereignty since 1066.

He went on to say “Community law” would take precedence over our own courts and that ever more power would pass away from Parliament to the bureaucratic system centred in Brussels.

The author even accurately asserts that the increased role of Brussels in the lives of the British people would lead to a “popular feeling of alienation from Government”.

But shockingly politicians were advised “not to exacerbate public concern by attributing unpopular measures… to the remote and unmanageable workings of the Community”.

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 They were told to preserve the impression that the British Government was still calling the shots rather than an unelected body of foreign politicians – and that the ruse would last “for this century at least” – by which time Britain would be so completely chained to Brussels it would be impossible to leave.

Document FCO30/1048, which has now been declassified under the 30-year rule, still shocks and angers Brexiteers.

Annabelle Sanderson, a Brexit expert and former advisor to Nigel Farage said: “Despite all the claims from politicians of many parties that the EU was not about becoming a central state this 1971 document shows that is exactly what the plan was. 

“Arch Remoaners from Labour, Lib Dems and the Tories need to check this out and ask themselves why they are MPs if they don’t actually want Westminster to be in charge of this country.

“We voted for Brexit what needs to happen is a proper clean break from Brussels so we can once again become a sovereign nation with money being spent in this country on services we need and have Parliament and courts making and ruling on the laws."

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https://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/882881/Brexit-EU-secret-document-truth-British-public

 

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Campaigners hit the streets in bid to reverse Brexit

Oct. 4, 2018  Antoine Pollez

 

"Campaigners for a second referendum on Brexit are braving scepticism and even hostility as they hit Britain's streets as part of a growing movement to get Britons to change their mind.

More and more politicians are calling for another vote and recent polls show some 40 percent of the population support it but reactions are very different in Brexit-voting areas.

On a recent weekend, pro-EU volunteers fanned out in the centre of Solihull, a town in central England that voted 56 percent for Brexit in 2016 -- four points higher than the national result.

One of the campaigners, 53-year-old Kevin McLaughlin, said he was "a bit apprehensive" about handing out leaflets.

"Not everybody is going to share my point of view and you have to be prepared for that negativity coming back," he told AFP.

McLaughlin is taking part in a political campaign for the first time, he said, because of his fears for the economy even if Britain and the European Union do strike a Brexit deal.

Solihull is an affluent town of 200,000 people that has benefited from the car industry -- one of the sectors most concerned about Brexit because of international supply chains."

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https://sg.news.yahoo.com/campaigners-hit-streets-bid-reverse-brexit-113644806.html

 

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