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Aaron Brown
Brexit: the UK should not sign its freedom away

Brexit: the UK should not sign its freedom away

FOR TWO years Fishing for Leave has warned UK ministries and ministers that whatever Theresa May signs us up to will be treated as an international treaty. Under the Vienna Convention governing international treaties, and ...

Ewen Stewart
Austerity at an end? What austerity…

Austerity at an end? What austerity…

IT IS ODD to create a brand of pain and punishment when the truth has been public spending has continued to rise in real terms. Over the last eight years the Government has, however, succeeded ...

Sophie Sandor
Crowdfunding appeal: Exposing our education scandal

Crowdfunding appeal: Exposing our education scandal

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN EDUCATION? I am making a feature-length film – Why The Poorest Get The Worst Deal Out Of The UK’s Education System – that aims to persuade the public to reject the status quo. 

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Murdo Fraser
The SNP’s budget choices – which way will Derek turn?

The SNP’s budget choices – which way will Derek turn?

ON MONDAY we will have the UK Government’s Budget from the Chancellor of the Exchequer. This is eagerly awaited in Scotland, because it will help identify the overall size of the Scottish Government’s budget for ...

Ewen Stewart
The Single Market remains the wrong answer to the UK’s future prosperity

The Single Market remains the wrong answer to the UK’s future prosperity

IT IS A CLICHÉ but Britain is a trading nation. Last year the UK exported £615bn of goods and services to the world. Trade is the lifeblood of the nation and the historic UK referendum vote ...

Jamie Nugent
Venezuela's tragedy: education now in a state of collapse

Venezuela's tragedy: education now in a state of collapse

MOST VENEZUELAN schools are now empty of children and teachers, in a major crisis for the poverty-stricken country.

Former President Hugo Chavez used to boast that he was improving the education system, ...

Jamie Nugent
Venezuela’s tragedy: sanctions are not the cause of Venezuela’s difficulties

Venezuela’s tragedy: sanctions are not the cause of Venezuela’s difficulties

SANCTIONS ARE OFTEN TOUTED as a significant factor either in Venezuela’s decline or its current crisis.  Neither is true. US and EU sanctions mainly target corrupt individuals, such as top minister Tarek El Aissami, who has ...

James Bundy
Scots4Leave arrives to fill the void

Scots4Leave arrives to fill the void

ON JUNE 23RD 2016 over one million Scots voted to leave the European Union. This simple fact, however, seems to have been forgotten. The narrative – thanks due to a lack of parliamentary support from ...

Jamie Nugent
Venezuela's tragedy: how the US helps Venezuela survive

Venezuela's tragedy: how the US helps Venezuela survive

A COMMON refrain among defenders of the Venezuelan regime is that the country’s problems are somehow caused by the USA. Precisely the opposite is true. The USA is the main source of the hard cash ...

Ewen Stewart
Ten years since Lehman Brothers: and it’s still playing out…

Ten years since Lehman Brothers: and it’s still playing out…

ON SATURDAY 15th September 2008 the collapse of Lehman Brothers was the eye of the storm of what became the financial crisis. Ten years on, while the sun continues to rise the world is a ...

Owen Polley
Irish border? Ditch the dogma – do the deal

Irish border? Ditch the dogma – do the deal

IN THE IMAGINATION of remainers, the Tory European Research Group is a cadre of irreconcilable Brexit ultras, determined to wrench the UK from the EU in chaotic fashion. It’s ironic then, that the ERG’s latest ...

Aaron Brown
Fishing entitlement must be reformed if communities are to boom following Brexit

Fishing entitlement must be reformed if communities are to boom following Brexit

FISHING FOR LEAVE welcomes some areas of the UK Government's fisheries White Paper more than others. One thing we are adamant that must be fulfilled is that all repatriated resources are held as a national ...