Category Archives: Trade Deals

The Conservatives are a threat to the United Kingdom

On 20th December 2017, the EU published it’s proposed negotiating guidelines for the transition period and the so called deal that the UK wanted post Brexit (Brussels, 20.12.2017, COM(2017) 830 final, ANNEX 1. On 29th January 2018, the EU Council took 2 minutes to agree the terms, outlined in that document, that would be presented… Read More »

Brexit will not happen

David Davis’ speech in Teesport on 26th January 2018 was proof, if any were needed, that Brexit is simply not going to happen. The UK Government has decided not to extend the Treaties by appeal to paragraph 3 of Article 50 which states… 3. The Treaties shall cease to apply to the State in question… Read More »

Welcome to the Vassal State

Jacob Rees-Mogg was entirely correct when he stated that the UK would become a vassal state to the EU Superstate (A vassal state is any state that is subordinate to another. The vassal in these cases is the ruler, rather than the state itself). The UK Government is desperate for a “transition” period and is happy to accept the demands of the EU… Read More »

TRANSITION PERIOD = Conning the British People

What does ‘Brexit’ mean? It means having nobody else to blame. If you haven’t read the CIVITAS report Mitigating the impact of tariffs on UK-EU trade written by William Norton, please do. It’s a very sensible appraisal of our prospects post Brexit minus all the hysteria and hand wringing. Here are some of the points raised… Read More »

Trading with the EU

Now that the UK has decided to leave the EU, British businesses will have to pay tariffs to export their goods to member country’s of the EU. The tariff charges are designed to protect the interests of EU member states. For example, Dairy Products would attract a tariff of 54%, Clothing 11%, Beverages and Tobacco… Read More »