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The Bruges Group spearheaded the intellectual battle to win a vote to leave the European Union and, above all, against the emergence of a centralised EU state.
The Bruges Group spearheaded the intellectual battle to win a vote to leave the European Union and, above all, against the emergence of a centralised EU state.
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Ahana is an intern with The Bruges Group. An undergrad at Ithaca College, class of 2018, she is studying journalism and politics with a concentration in international relations. In the past, she's written for NVIDIA, PBS NewsHour, and Gannett Newspapers, covering subjects such as artificial intelligence, President Donald Trump's Inauguration,...

Ahana is an intern with The Bruges Group. An undergrad at Ithaca College, class of 2018, she is studying journalism and politics with a concentration in international relations. In the past, she's written for NVIDIA, PBS NewsHour, and Gannett Newspapers, covering subjects such as artificial intelligence, President Donald Trump's Inauguration, and local news.

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Open letter to the British government: Keep calm and walk away from Brexit negotiations

​Dear members of Her Majesty's Government,In your efforts to ensure the UK's smooth transition away from EU membership, you have met more than one stumbling block. It's still unclear whether the European Court of Justice will maintain jurisdiction in Britain. The amount of money on offer to the EU to "settle your accounts" has only increased, and d...
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Guest — Chris King
The current deal is ridiculous. We've agreed a price without knowing what we're buying. Are the negotiators closet remainers? I... Read More
Saturday, 09 December 2017 08:48
Robert Oulds
Thanks for your comment, it is alarming. I think that we have people who are ultimately in charge of the process that do not belie... Read More
Monday, 11 December 2017 09:06
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Brexit, Ireland, and the EU

Submission by Anthony Coughlan to the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee of the House of Commons on North-South border problems in Ireland and the Irish Government's policy response in the context of Brexit.Executive Summary -Logically, there would be no new North-South Border problems within Ireland if the Republic of Ireland should leave the EU i...
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Guest — EugeneLynch
This analysis is fundamentally flawed from start to finish. First, there is no appetite politically in Ireland for exit. Over 90% ... Read More
Sunday, 11 February 2018 11:18
Guest — Eugene Lynch
Maturity should read majority. Forgive any strange phrases or grammar: I dictated these messages
Sunday, 11 February 2018 11:20
Guest — Robert Oulds
Full research here: http://www.brugesgroup.com/images/papers/brexit-irexit.pdf ... Read More
Monday, 12 February 2018 09:13
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EU Sock Puppets in the UK Act Out Brussels Agenda

In the months leading up to United Kingdom's 2016 European Union membership referendum, many "independent" think tanks espoused studies against Brexit.However, these UK-based, pro EU campaigners and their research remain closely linked to Brussels through financial funding. The European Commission's tactic of shelling out millions to pro-EU lobby g...
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The European Deadline Diktat and Other Issues

​Donald Tusk gave Theresa May ten days (with less than a week remaining) to offer him much more money and also give him a solution that he likes to the Irish border problem. We should be relaxed about this and either give what is legally due the EU or nothing and sort it out after Brexit.This dictatorial deadline that conflates both the Irish borde...
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Post Brexit Britain: In Conversation with Sir Desmond Swayne MP

​Contrary to the mainstream point of view, a post Brexit Britain is an open Britain.While Brexit is portrayed as a very isolationist, nationalist vote, Sir Desmond Swayne MP said it's a very much outward-looking event. "United Kingdom is going to re-establish its place in the world and it's an attempt to actually maximize that," Swayne said. "Remem...
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​International Brexit: In Conversation with Kate Hoey MP

Euro skepticism and Brexit is synonymous with right-wing politics. The reality is the Leave vote was ushered in by a broad coalition of both left-leaning and right-leaning voters, said Labour Party MP Kate Hoey, a proponent of Brexit. Speaking with Morten Dam of Peoples Movement Against the EU in Denmark, Hoey discussed the position of the Labour P...
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Rest Assured: There Will Be a Brexit Trade Agreement

​Bruges Group director Robert Oulds assured the possibility of a Brexit trade agreement in an interview with Jeremy Naylor on IG.com. It was one of the many issues discussed during last Friday's broadcast. Topics ranged from the cost of other trade agreements, need for deregulation, lower taxes, and passporting rights. The term "hard Brex...
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​Passporting: Concerns & Realities

The crown of UK is its financial services sector: buying and selling across the EU and the world. Now, fresh fears about the backbone industry of London are on the rise. EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier announced last Monday that firms based in Britain will lose their "passporting" rights post Brexit. A "passport" allows financ...
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How Likely is a No Deal for Brexit?

​The Chancellor, the Right Honourable Philip Hammond MP, recently stated that he would not be providing funds to put in place contingency measures, to prepare for the outcome of the Brexit negotiations being "No Deal".He did not want to spend money that could otherwise be spent on hospitals, schools, defence etc on protection against a merely hypot...
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Rt Hon John Redwood MP Discusses Brexit

​Conservative Member of Parliament for Wokingham, Berkshire, John Redwood discussed UK's stance on Brexit negotiations as well as Britain's future relationship with the EU after Brexit.Redwood affirmed that the UK will only make an agreement after examining all the issues instead of settling specific issues as a prerequisite to move forward with a ...
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Fast Forward to 2020: U.K. Needs to Speed Up Brexit

​It's no secret that deals are an "art form" for U.S. President Donald Trump, who likes making deals, preferably big deals, and promises to cut a very big and exciting trade deal with the U.K. after Brexit.That window of opportunity is quickly closing in the face of slow-moving negotiations with EU and looming uncertainty behind Trump's reelection ...
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A Historian’s Vision: Post Brexit Britain Will Be Kind and Caring

​Britain's exit from the European Union, ushered by a majority of Leave votes, is an opportunity to build a better Britain.Not a better Britain, according to historian Bess Rhodes, but a kind and more caring Britain.Speaking at the Bruges Group's "Deal or No Deal" conference on Nov. 4, Rhodes admitted she voted to remain in the EU. After the result...
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Guest — Ray Rogers
The working classes have saved this country's sovereignty and its right to self determination.The so called educated middle classe... Read More
Monday, 13 November 2017 21:49
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Here's Why U.K. Should Prepare for "No Deal" on Brexit

​"Deal or no Deal" event speech by Professor D.R. Myddelton.BackgroundGeneral de Gaulle was a difficult Frenchman!In 1963 he rejected Britain's application to join the Common Market – on the grounds that England was too different from the continental countries.I share that political judgement. So I voted in both Referendums – in 1975 and again...
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U.K. Military Autonomy Under Threat

​The Bruges Group hosted Veterans for Britain, a group of 14 Admirals and Generals led by Mag Gen Julian Thompson, who campaigned for Brexit. David Banks spoke on the EU's proposal for a Permanent Structured Cooperation. The agreement binds member states armed forced into a joint single output spearheaded by Brussels for defense. The lack of d...
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The Healthcare Cost of EU Policy

​With plans for an Airbnb-style scheme for National Health Service patients set to roll out as early as next month, the state of NHS hits a new low. The health service will compensate homeowners £50-a-day to host patients in their spare rooms. Overcrowded hospitals and long wait times are a culmination to decades of European Union's open-...
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How Much The UK Actually Pays The EU

​It's a highly contested figure both during and in the aftermath of the Brexit referendum.The true cost to Britain being a part of the European Union is close to £661 million per week since 2010, a number hidden from the British taxpayers due to an intricate payments system and largely ignored by the mainstream media. Our estimated figure encompass...
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Guest — Eileen Wright
So the Remainers seriously want to belong to thus money grabbing organisation! I cannot believe how the EU takes us for a ride, ... Read More
Monday, 18 September 2017 17:34
Guest — Robin Smith
To think what we could do with all that money that has been wasted on the EU £660million a week makes the £350 million mentioned i... Read More
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 14:00
Guest — Jon Gray
So, let me get this right. You are mixing in the £80billion in tax that we illegally levied on businesses as a charge from the EU?... Read More
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 15:01
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Surrender Is Not Negotiation

In the latest round of Brexit negotiations, the European Union called on Britain to pay a hefty bill before commencing with trade talks. Negotiators are asking the UK to commit paying 14 percent of the EU's budget until 2020, a pledge that could cost British taxpayers billions of pounds.Prominent reclaimer Gina Miller argued Britain shoul...
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Guest — Janet Tanner-Tremaine
Truth of the matter - but of course she will never admit it - Gina is looking after herself!
Tuesday, 26 September 2017 15:21
Guest — Jt
Brilliently written.. congrats. ?
Tuesday, 26 September 2017 23:42
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