Issue No.1 – 27 July 2020



Barnier’s integrity exposes Brexit’s hollow mantras

Clare Moody

…“However, let me underline that what matters more than the format of the talks is progress on substance”… This line from Michel Barnier’s letter of 10 July 2020 to the MP and Chair of the pro-Brexit European Research Group, Mark Francois, picks at a thread that has stretched throughout the Brexit process – from the […]


Data grab gives the unelected Cummings total control

Mark Huband

Aside from its narrow victory at the 2016 Referendum, the VoteLeave campaign will be remembered for two things. The first is the law-breaking, abuse of data and massive infringement of personal privacy with which it became associated during and after its campaign to secure victory. Second, it will be remembered for the way it precipitated […]


The ‘Covid effect’: shops closed and planes grounded by hi-tech alternatives

Robert Whitfield

Currently some 11 million people, around one-third of the UK workforce, are being supported by one or other of the Government’s job-related funding schemes. But everyone understands that such support can only be temporary, and that job losses will mount as the schemes are wound down. The rate of recovery of the economy and the […]




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