Nigel Beevor reviews ‘Britannia Unchained’, by a quintet of Conservative politicians. ThIs tries to analyze the economic problems of the UK.
Author: Nigel Beevor
Nigel Beevor is the current secretary of the East Kent European Movement
Nigel Beevor reviews the Brexit diary which Michel Barnier kept as leader of the EU’s team negotiating the UK’s departure from the EU.
In discussing “How Britain Ends”, Esler reminded the audience that Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland use a proportional voting system rather than FPTP. He said that the only European nations using FPTP were the UK and (strangely) Belarus.
The Government’s proposals would weaken our Civil Liberties. They would show that the Government cannot be trusted on Constitutional Reform. The Electorate should be reminded of the dangers to our liberties and the warnings made by Lord Hailsham in the 1970s of the growth of an elective dictatorship in our country.
Nigel Beevor reviews Lord Adonis’ latest book, in which he assembles a “curious list of leaders” from articles he has written in the past.
The Secretary of the E. Kent branch of the European Movement reviews John Kampfner’s analysis on why the Germans do it better than the UK.
How Britain Ends – English Nationalism and the rebirth of Four Nations. Gavin Esler calls for a radical revision of the British constitution.
Grey’s analysis is sharp and comprehensive. It explains clearly the complicated and painful process of leaving the EU and how many of the participants failed to gain what they wished, often due to their own fault.
Nigel Beevor writes about Britain’s past as a Great Power during the British Empire, which led to Churchill, Atlee and Macmillan’s government believing we deserved special treatment post-WWII. But after the 2016 EU referendum, Britain no longer holds the same status.