Reproduced from the website of UKIP BREXIT spokesman Gerard Batten MEP which was posted earlier today
The resignation of Sir Ivan Rogers, the UK Ambassador to the EU, is a positive step forward for Brexit. He realised his position was untenable and he did the decent thing and resigned.
Next, we need to lose our EU Commissioner Sir Julian King. If he does not want to resign, Mrs May should reassign him or pension him off.
We don’t need and EU Ambassador and or a Commissioner – what we desperately we need someone interfacing with the EU who actually wants to leave and will get on assisting Brexit and not hindering it.
The following is a guest post by our London MEP and UKIP BREXIT spokesman, Gerard Batten
The 17.4 million people who voted to leave the European Union on 23rd June 2016 expected that to happen without delay. But six months later Prime Minister Theresa May has done nothing to make it happen. What is more she does not intend to do anything for another three months, and even then she will not commit to what Brexit actually means.
We have no reason to trust Theresa May. She was a Remainer in the Referendum campaign, and had Remain won she would be telling us it was the right decision and in our best interests. Having been on the losing side, she now finds herself in charge of implementing the winning sides decision. But instead of outlining her EU exit strategy, she merely mouths the slogan ‘Brexit means Brexit’ without explaining what it means.
The following article is the opinion of the author and does not necessarily represent the official view of the party
It is often said that a week is a long time in politics – with the events of the last seven days it has certainly seemed that way!
Following on from the surprise resignation of leader Diane James MEP after just 18 days in the role, we have now seen media headlines surrounding an altercation between two of our MEP’s in the EU Parliament in Strasbourg.
The Party is currently investigating what actually happened and as such it would be wrong for me to speculate before that investigation is concluded. I feel sure that we all wish Steven Woolfe MEP, a personal friend and a thoroughly decent man, a speedy recovery.
The message hasn’t changed, this is from 1975 .
Roger Helmer MEP comments on the visit of President Obama to the UK and his comments on our membership of the EU
My final comments on Obama visit.
President Obama’s recent intervention in the British Referendum debate, threatening that the UK would be “at the back of the queue” for a US/UK trade deal, should be treated with the contempt it deserves. It is quite improper for a foreign Head of State to interfere in this way. It is also not credible. There are several key points to be made.