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Electoral reform for Canada - to have or not have a referendum?

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Recently, there have been increasing cries for the Liberal government to hold a referendum on any new electoral system. On the CBC News website today, there is a… 1,161 more words

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Liam Fox "the public need to hear the arguments in detail" - so why is Leaving the EU BETTER?

Dr Liam Fox, prominent Leave campaigner, has said: “It is a momentous decision for the country and the public need to hear the arguments in detail and the consequences their votes will have.” 198 more words


If UK quits EU, could it save up to "£102 MILLION' on no more Euro elections?

The cost of UK elections to the European parliament has been put at the tens of millions pounds.

The issue has been raised in the House of Lords by Liberal Democrat peer Lord Rennard, who asked the government what was the total cost of conducting the 2014 European Parliament elections. 202 more words


Brexit: Project Fear

The second lead story in today’s Grauniad, on the split amongst anti-EU groups, has the following:

“ Carswell said Vote Leave wanted to run a campaign that was “optimistic, upbeat, internationalist, a campaign that focuses on the economy”.

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Out Or In, Is The Proposed EU Deal Piecemeal?

Out Or In, Is The Proposed EU Deal Piecemeal?

The European Union (EU) referendum is like when somebody drops one, causing others to grimace as the aroma fills the air, but everyone stays silent hoping it passes soon.  670 more words