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The history of Brexit is short & long at the same time

The real battle to Leave started after we actually voted to do it, but the tale starts long before. Some threads:

#ABrexitDiary #TheEUNoOneVotedFor #ThePoliticiansKnewAllAlong


A trot through 2013-2020 & the assault on democracy by the Revoke & Remain brigade. Watch as they cook their own goose. It was a tense but epic journey with Brexit the ultimate prize.


Even before we joined the EEC, we the voters were cut out of the decision making process. Here you can see the evolution of a trading bloc into a federalist monster. Something we never voted for. And why we voted to Leave. Others will follow.

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In 46 years the UK electorate has been allowed 2 votes on EEC/EU matters. Over the same period the EU has changed beyond recognition. Here are just some of the things no-one voted for /1

No-one voted for the UK to leave EFTA in 1972. EFTA dis not affect agriculture or fisheries and did not operate external tariffs. Countries were free to establish individual customs duties or FTA /2
No-one voted for the UK to join the European Economic Community in 1972. There were 4 countries in the Accession Treaty and the other 3 were given a referendum. Denmark and Ireland voted yes while Norway voted No ./3
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