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Know your facts on Brexit

In defence of Mr Wilson’s original letter on the referendum and K.W. Newby’s factually inaccurate response published in the Chichester Observer (November 29), I would refer K.W. Newby to the House of Commons briefing paper 07212 (dated 3/6/15) which pointed out to all MPs and House of Lords that the Brexit referendum was advisory only, so would not be binding on Parliament nor Government. Chichester

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Brexit: Why I am supporting a people’s vote

Brexit: Why I am supporting a people’s vote

Like so many of us, I am horrified by the crisis engulfing our country. Some in parliament are convinced they are right and 99 percent of economists around the world are wrong, as they try and edge our country towards ‘no deal’.

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Climate change puts our children’s future at stake

David Attenborough’s stark warning that climate change is humanity’s greatest threat in a thousand years and could lead to the collapse of civilisations and the extinction of ‘much of the natural world’ reduces Brexit to a farcical distraction.

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Interpretation of WWI history is flawed

I was dismayed, so soon after the nation-wide moving and meaningful Armistice Centenary events, to read Robert Carey’s letter disputing the fact that soldiers in WW1 ‘sacrificed themselves for a noble cause’ and denies that they ‘died to preserve the freedoms we enjoy today’ as asserted by MP Gillian Keegan.

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Britain can restore control once out of the EU

One of the big issues with the UK’s dealings with the EU has been the disconnect between what politicians have said about various Treaties and what the (legally tortuous) text actually resulted in – an incremental march towards a single European State.

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