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The Aftermath

The Aftermath

On the morning of Friday 24 June 2016, it was announced that Britain had voted to leave the European Union by a 52 to 48 percentage split. 4 days on, and having had what was otherwise a very nice weekend, I am still shocked and angry and upset that the country has decided to turn its back on the EU. I don’t want to commit to this being the last thing I have to say on the matter, the matter…

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Once More into the Fray Pt2

Once More into the Fray Pt2

In yesterday’s post, I looked briefly at some key points on immigration and border control that assisted me with coming to a conclusion. Today, I want to look at things from an economical point of view. Again, I have used the BBC for some of this, as well as a blog post by MoneySavingExpert.com’s own Martin Lewis. As things stand, Britain is part of the EU single market, often cited as the world’s largest single market. This allows free movement…

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Once More into the Fray Pt1

Once More into the Fray Pt1

In my post last Tuesday, I was trying to ensure that as many people as possible were registered to take part in the EU referendum. And in what I am sure is solely due to the readership of this blog, and has nothing to do with the debate on ITV or the various events being hosted around the country such as the one hosted by the Evening Standard in London, so many people were trying to access the site to…

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Setting the Scene

Setting the Scene

Last week I was extremely humbled by the amount of visits and likes my blog posts received. My site analytics have shown a massive increase in site visits and one of the biggest things I have learned is that more than 50% of my readers are visiting the site through Facebook’s own browser windows or via the mobile Facebook site. With that in mind, I intend to make these posts shorter than the first couple as reading essays on a phone…

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