Stephen Kinsella OBE, EU Legal Consultant talks about the EU, the future of the UK after Brexit, as well as his campaign “Clean Up the Internet”.
It has long been argued Britain has not made the most of our North Sea oil and gas reserves since the major fields were first discovered in the 1960s. Thatcher famously used up £166bn in North Sea proceeds on tax cuts and spending in the 1980s, rather than investing in a Norwegian-style sovereign wealth fund, for example.
Government in the UK – at central, regional and local level – enjoys enormous purchasing power. In 2011-12, UK Central Government alone spent £45bn buying goods and services for the public sector – equivalent to 3% of our GDP. Using
While Britain under Cameron’s Tories threatens to uncouple from the heart of Europe, are there similar tensions brewing in Central Europe? Firstly, what is Central Europe? After the fall of the former communist regime and the establishment of the Czech