Membership of the European Union is undemocratic because the European Commission, which is unelected, has the monopoly of proposing all EU legislation which it does in secret. It also has the power to issue regulations which are automatically binding in all member states.
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Britain has given away control of immigration within the EU to the EU, and retains the power only to control non-EU immigration. This has led to huge disparities where Commonwealth citizens with family in Britain struggle to obtain visas whilst EU citizens with little link with the UK can automatically work here.
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British fishing policy is determined by the political imperative of European integration. The objective is to create an EU fishing fleet catching EU fish in EU waters under an EU permit system controlled from Brussels. .
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Britain pays direct ‘membership’ costs of £17.4bn, which equate to an annual net contribution of £6.7bn and dramatically rising owing to Tony Blair’s surrender of a sizeable part of the British rebate.
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It has been happening for the past twelve years and continues to slip off the tongues of European Union supporters and spin doctors in newspaper, on television and during broadcast interviews, “3 million jobs depend upon the EU” whilst avoiding, of course, providing evidence.
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The Economy

Bernard Connolly is a renowned British Economist, well known for his negative view of the euro. He was actually one of the first insiders to start touching upon the preparations for the euro currency.
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Do I think that British Agriculture could survive outside the EU? Yes, of course I do. After all, this is the country that produced Jethro Tull, the NORFOLK four course rotation, James Watt, Henry Ferguson and of course Guy Smith!
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What you always wanted to know about leaving the EU but “they” wouldn’t tell you


The Campaign for an Independent Britain is organising a workshop  about leaving the EU
on Friday 11 July
at the International Hotel, 288 Burton Road, Derby DE23 6AD


You are invited to attend this important discussion about leaving the EU. The Campaign for an Independent Britain is keen to debate all of the options that are available to the UK on the event of a No vote in the promised referendum. The itinerary for the day is:
10.00 – 10.30                Arrive – Coffee or Tea
10.30 – 10.45                  Welcome and Introduction
10.45 – 11.15                   Groups’ opinions of EU, Analysis.
11.15 – 11.45                    What the real intention was from the beginning. Where the regulations really come from
11.45 – 12.15                    The Euro – Dividing Europe, destroying lives by John Harrison FCA, FCCA
12.15 – 12.30                   The roads to Brexit. Two false starts and one possibility
12.30 – 13.00                  Film “The Norway Option”
13.00 – 13.30                  Discussion
13.30 – 14.15                   Buffet Lunch
14.15 – 15.00                  The heavy lifting of realistic negotiationRobert Oulds, Director of the Bruges Group
15.00 – 15.45                  Norway and beyond. “Having it all” .
15.45 – 16.30                  Tea or Coffee, discussion and depart

Robert Oulds MA FRSA is the author of “Everything you wanted to know about the EU but were afraid to ask”. He is also the long-serving Director of the Bruges Group, the respected think tank which for the last twenty years has been at the forefront of the debate about the EU. Their findings inform both press and politicians and accurately predicted the outcome of developments in the EU years in advance – in particular the grave crisis in the Eurozone and the sickness at the heart of the EU project. He regularly appears on TV and radio. He is also a military historian and author . He serves as a London Borough Councillor and has served as Chairman of Planning and Cabinet member with responsibility for Education and Children’s Services.

The cost is £10 per person to cover the cost of room hire and refreshments

To book your place please send your cheque payable to CIB to Edward Spalton, Hopcroft, Sutton Lane, Etwall, Derby DE65 6LQ,     Tel 01283 730903  e-maail



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