The Norway Option

Before the referendum, leave campaigners, campaigns, assorted brexiteers and “journalists” told voters that leaving the EU would not mean the end of free movement of people, or the end of Single Market membership. Sometimes they said this completely explicitly, but often they just referred to the “Norway or Swiss Option” as shorthand for a wonderful …

In 2010 the conservative party said UK debt was a “National crisis” at £700bn. It’s now £2 Trillion.

In 2010 the conservative party said it was a “national crisis” that the national debt was at £700bn. It’s now tripled. It stands at £2 trillion. Meanwhile, real wages have grown across most of the EU. As governments invest in real training, useful education, proper quality housing and employee protections, rather than tokenism and short …