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Kent Fire And Rescue Services - Pathfinder Pilot

14 May 2015   Kent Fire and Rescue will be taking part in a social marketing pathfinder pilot. The pilot will take place on 19th May in Folkestone at Phoenix Court, CT20 1HZ (a.m.) and Dallas Brett Crescent CT19 6NE (p.m.). KFRS will deliver flyers to the addresses the preceding week;  and crews will be providing some very basic information about home security to the residents, the .....continue reading

Sandgate Parish Council - Two Casual Vacancies

14 May 2015   Two casual vacancies have occurred among the members of Sandgate Parish Council. Any person willing to fill these vacancies should apply to the Clerk in writing on or before the Friday 29th May 2015. The applicant's name must appear on the current register of the Voters List or the applicant should, during the whole of the twelve months preceding the relevant date, have resided in or within thre .....continue reading

A Referendum Stitch-Up? - Referendum Or Plebiscite?

14 May 2015   What is the difference between a referendum and a plebiscite? Many dictionaries would see them as nothing more than synonyms. But the connotations of the word ‘plebiscite’ for many British people, at least, are of dodgy dealings to fix results. This is based around a whole series of 19th and 20th century plebiscites used by rulers to appear to legitimise what they have already decid .....continue reading

A Referendum Stitch-Up? The Road To United States Of Europe

14 May 2015   As we have just seen, it is already clear that this imposition of uniformity has no logical stopping point.You harmonise everything connected with cross-border commerce - which in an increasingly homogenised world means almost everything. In this way, the next logical step was, of course, a Single Currency. Jacques Delors - secretly backed by that most Mandarin part of Britain’s Whitehall .....continue reading

A Referendum Stitch-Up? What Is A Single Market?

14 May 2015   There is a joke amongst economists that a real free trade agreement can be illustrated by holding up a blank piece of paper. That is because if trade is genuinely free, there are no regulations to follow or tariffs to pay but business people and traders can get on without hindrance or interference in doing business and creating wealth. Thus, in principle, to create a single market or free trade a .....continue reading

A Referendum Stitch-Up? 1975 And All That…

14 May 2015   Nobody under 50 will remember the convolutions surrounding British entry to the European Union. Even fewer will know the true story of what was going on behind the scenes. The UK first applied in 1961 but two vetoes by France’s former wartime leader and later President, Charles de Gaulle, kept us out for over a decade. Entry was finally pushed through, without a referendum, in 1972 by Edwa .....continue reading

Stop Talking Benefit Caps And Lets Start Talking - Independence & Freedom!

12 May 2015   Wikipedia defines “Independence is a condition of a nation, country, or state in which its residents and population, or some portion thereof, exercise self-government, and usually sovereignty, over the territory. Independence does not necessarily mean freedom.” But Freedom should mean Independence for the United Kingdom. We are a developed country and the world’s 5th largest ec .....continue reading

Statement From Steve Crowther, Chairman Of UKIP

11 May 2015   "As promised Nigel Farage tendered his official resignation as leader of UKIP to the NEC. This offer was unanimously rejected by the NEC members who produced overwhelmingly evidence that the UKIP membership did not want Nigel to go. "The NEC also concluded that UKIP's general election campaign had been a great success. We have fought a positive campaign with a very good manifesto and despite rele .....continue reading

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