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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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John Poynton was educated at University of Edinburgh, where he studied physics and economics. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant and as a Management Consultant with Price Waterhouse in London before serving two medium-sized organisations as finance director.  

In 2014 he joined UKIP and stood as parliamentary candidate in Ealing Southall...

John Poynton was educated at University of Edinburgh, where he studied physics and economics. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant and as a Management Consultant with Price Waterhouse in London before serving two medium-sized organisations as finance director.  

In 2014 he joined UKIP and stood as parliamentary candidate in Ealing Southall in 2015 and 2017. He campaigned independently during the referendum so as to promote his own literature, helping to achieve 40% for Leave across the London Borough of Ealing. 

John regards himself as a centre radical and opposes all forms of discrimination. His blog can be found at https://jepoynton.com

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Carillion and Corporate Governance.

The government is in the process of reviewing what needs to be done to prevent such corporate collapses happening again, and is in receipt of substantial petitions on the subject. The prime focus of the protests and review is on whether the auditors could and should have picked up the warning signs and issued a qualified audit report on the basis t...
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Labour Shortages

The Government's Migration Advisory Committee wants to increase the number of jobs on the list aimed at plugging gaps in the UK labour market. Jobs on the Shortage Occupation List are effectively allowed to jump the queue for workers from outside the European Economic Area. Their review said there should be a big expansion of jobs on the list. Unde...
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Export Subsidies vs Refunds of Foreign Import Tariffs

This article is a follow up to my previous post entitled ' Nissan, Felixstowe, Lettuces and Whisky ' in which I proposed a system of refunding foreign importers of British exports for the import tariffs they will pay to their own governments after Brexit, thereby allowing our exports to continue unaffected. If nothing is done about this our exports...
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John Poynton
Two further thoughts: 1). If I can be given wrong advice by lawyers, what have the government and business leaders been getting? 2... Read More
Friday, 15 March 2019 17:31
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Nissan, Felixstowe, Lettuces and Whisky

I am sure we all understand the situation Nissan and other companies which export a majority of their UK production to the Eurozone will find themselves in after Brexit. They will face 10% tariffs by the EU on these exports, and it stands to commercial reason they would then be better off re-locating their production into the Eurozone, where they w...
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THE ECONOMIC IMPERATIVE FOR A NO-DEAL BREXIT

Any sort of trade deal with the EU is bound to result in economic meltdown. Here's how and why.   Author: John Poynton This graph shows our Balance of Payments Current Account – in effect our national profit and loss account, comprising mainly but not exclusively of trade – split into two separate components; our trade with the EU (the red lin...
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John Poynton
Trying to get this fixed. Will also post the original leaflet on my own blog later today.
Friday, 23 November 2018 12:54
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