Hold a Referendum on EU Membership on May 5, 2011 — Same Day as Referendum on Change in UK Governance

A referendum on whether or not to change Britain's electoral system to the alternative vote will be held on 5 May 2011, Deputy PM Nick Clegg will announce next week according to widespread reports.

This would be the ideal time to also as UK citizens the simple question that both the Labour and Tory governments have promised they would ask us, which, in essence, is:  

Do you want the UK to remain a member of the European Union?

Why is this idea important?

A referendum on whether or not to change Britain's electoral system to the alternative vote will be held on 5 May 2011, Deputy PM Nick Clegg will announce next week according to widespread reports.

This would be the ideal time to also as UK citizens the simple question that both the Labour and Tory governments have promised they would ask us, which, in essence, is:  

Do you want the UK to remain a member of the European Union?

Honour Two Consecutive Governments’ (Broken) Promises of a Referendum on Membership of the (Soviet) European Union

The (Soviet) European Union is an unelected, entirely undemocratic and fiat UK government.

It sucks up billions of our tax pounds, for no return.

It prevents the UK from engaging in potentially profitable bilateral commerce with  non-(Soviet) EU nations.

According to the Lisbon Treaty, it forcibly makes the people of the UK (Soviet) EU citizens first and UK citizens second.

It wants to vet and approve our national budget, even though its own budget has not been audited in more than 15 years.

It is forcing us to pay for the mistakes made in the Eurozone, even though the UK is not a member of the Eurozone.

It is sabotaging the City of London and the great economic gains the UK enjoys by being the world's financial center.

It has ruined our fishery and agricultural opportunities.

It wants to arbitrarily expose UK citizens to the whims of barbaric "legal" systems, and allow UK citizens to be tried and convicted in absentia.

It wants to collect and share masses of personal information with the United States' and other nations' intelligence agencies.

The (Soviet) EU does nothing but take from the UK: it takes our money. It takes our ability to engage in profitable trade. It takes our legal system from us. It robs us of our democracy and freedom.

Ultimately, the (Soviet) EU is deliberately winnowing away at the UK's sovereignty.

Europe is a beautiful place, and the UK should enjoy all of the benefits of being part of Europe.

But the (Soviet) EU is nothing more than a misguided tilt at uber control engaged in by the political elite at the expense of half a billion people, none of whom have had a say in the matter.

Why is this idea important?

The (Soviet) European Union is an unelected, entirely undemocratic and fiat UK government.

It sucks up billions of our tax pounds, for no return.

It prevents the UK from engaging in potentially profitable bilateral commerce with  non-(Soviet) EU nations.

According to the Lisbon Treaty, it forcibly makes the people of the UK (Soviet) EU citizens first and UK citizens second.

It wants to vet and approve our national budget, even though its own budget has not been audited in more than 15 years.

It is forcing us to pay for the mistakes made in the Eurozone, even though the UK is not a member of the Eurozone.

It is sabotaging the City of London and the great economic gains the UK enjoys by being the world's financial center.

It has ruined our fishery and agricultural opportunities.

It wants to arbitrarily expose UK citizens to the whims of barbaric "legal" systems, and allow UK citizens to be tried and convicted in absentia.

It wants to collect and share masses of personal information with the United States' and other nations' intelligence agencies.

The (Soviet) EU does nothing but take from the UK: it takes our money. It takes our ability to engage in profitable trade. It takes our legal system from us. It robs us of our democracy and freedom.

Ultimately, the (Soviet) EU is deliberately winnowing away at the UK's sovereignty.

Europe is a beautiful place, and the UK should enjoy all of the benefits of being part of Europe.

But the (Soviet) EU is nothing more than a misguided tilt at uber control engaged in by the political elite at the expense of half a billion people, none of whom have had a say in the matter.

leave the European 40 Mil a day club

Reduce the amount from 40 Mil per day to zero.

The only thing that the UK gets from the European Union is laws and regulations that restrict our everyday life to that of second class citizens.

Membership to the E.U. is all right if we as a country with a proud heritage are allowed to live our lives and retain our culture.     

Why is this idea important?

Reduce the amount from 40 Mil per day to zero.

The only thing that the UK gets from the European Union is laws and regulations that restrict our everyday life to that of second class citizens.

Membership to the E.U. is all right if we as a country with a proud heritage are allowed to live our lives and retain our culture.     

British Bill of Rights

Repeal the mis-used Euro legislation bill of human rights and replace it with a British Bill of Rights that will protect the right sof the majority, allow proper punishment of offenders (by a selective suspension of some rights) and allow white, Anglicans to celebrate their culture as well as supporting diversity.

Why is this idea important?

Repeal the mis-used Euro legislation bill of human rights and replace it with a British Bill of Rights that will protect the right sof the majority, allow proper punishment of offenders (by a selective suspension of some rights) and allow white, Anglicans to celebrate their culture as well as supporting diversity.

EU laws

. Do not slavishly adopt EU policy to the letter – treat them as guidelines for UK policy  e.g. fishing – Reduce fishery inspectors role to checking net size – do not prosecute fisherman for landing undersize fish.  Italy, France & spain all sell undersize fish in their major supermarkets – why shouldn't we?

Why is this idea important?

. Do not slavishly adopt EU policy to the letter – treat them as guidelines for UK policy  e.g. fishing – Reduce fishery inspectors role to checking net size – do not prosecute fisherman for landing undersize fish.  Italy, France & spain all sell undersize fish in their major supermarkets – why shouldn't we?

Repeal the European Communities Act

European laws should ONLY be accepted into British law when this has been agreed by the UK Houses of Parliament, therefore this Act needs  repealing to return control of the country to our own Parliament.

Why is this idea important?

European laws should ONLY be accepted into British law when this has been agreed by the UK Houses of Parliament, therefore this Act needs  repealing to return control of the country to our own Parliament.

Repeal the 1972 Treaty of Rome Act.

I am sure that if one adds together all suggestions submitted to Nick Clegg on unessary laws, most of these will have their origin in Brussels. No British Government can do anything about them unless they repeal the treaty of Rome Act.

Why is this idea important?

I am sure that if one adds together all suggestions submitted to Nick Clegg on unessary laws, most of these will have their origin in Brussels. No British Government can do anything about them unless they repeal the treaty of Rome Act.

EU Referendum

As we are to be given a vote next year for a change to our voting system we need an extra box on the voting paper stateing "EU IN OR OUT" let us have the referendum we were promised  let the electorate decide what is best for us, not a bunch of unelected bureaucrats ordering us about.

Why is this idea important?

As we are to be given a vote next year for a change to our voting system we need an extra box on the voting paper stateing "EU IN OR OUT" let us have the referendum we were promised  let the electorate decide what is best for us, not a bunch of unelected bureaucrats ordering us about.

Repeal the 1967 European Communities Act

In order to remove the bulk of the legislation that ordinary people see as repressive, irrelevant, economically damaging and plain bloody-minded from our lives, we have to remove the Act that binds us to Brussels, the source of 70% of our laws.  

Why is this idea important?

In order to remove the bulk of the legislation that ordinary people see as repressive, irrelevant, economically damaging and plain bloody-minded from our lives, we have to remove the Act that binds us to Brussels, the source of 70% of our laws.  

Repeal the 1972 European Communities Act

The top layer of government for our country is now the EU in Brussels, as specified by the Lisbon Treaty (and previous treaties), enabled in the UK by amendment to the European Communities Act, 1972. This new form of government, which has legal entity and primacy over our own local government at Westminster, was installed without our (the electors) consent. Whilst there was a referendum in 1975 it was about 'continuing' membership of the European Community which was presented as the "Common Market". It was emphatically denied by  mainstream politicians then, as now, that this was a new supreme government.

The installation of this supra-national EU government is therefore a civil liberties issue itself. Moreover our Westminster parliament cannot amend or revoke EU Regulations and we are forced to enact EU Directives. As electors we are therefore denied the democratic right to hold our own government at Westminster to account. Sovereignty resides with the people (Magna Carta, 1215; Petition of Right, 1628; Bill of Rights, 1689), it is not for our representatives to give away.rties after the Magna Carta, 1215 and the Petition of Right, 1628

Why is this idea important?

The top layer of government for our country is now the EU in Brussels, as specified by the Lisbon Treaty (and previous treaties), enabled in the UK by amendment to the European Communities Act, 1972. This new form of government, which has legal entity and primacy over our own local government at Westminster, was installed without our (the electors) consent. Whilst there was a referendum in 1975 it was about 'continuing' membership of the European Community which was presented as the "Common Market". It was emphatically denied by  mainstream politicians then, as now, that this was a new supreme government.

The installation of this supra-national EU government is therefore a civil liberties issue itself. Moreover our Westminster parliament cannot amend or revoke EU Regulations and we are forced to enact EU Directives. As electors we are therefore denied the democratic right to hold our own government at Westminster to account. Sovereignty resides with the people (Magna Carta, 1215; Petition of Right, 1628; Bill of Rights, 1689), it is not for our representatives to give away.rties after the Magna Carta, 1215 and the Petition of Right, 1628

Withdraw from Europe

With the massive budget deficit left us by the last labour government, withdrawal from Europe will save the UK taxpayer many billions of wasted money per annum. For those who say who would we trade with I would say 'how does Switzerland manage to cope'. People forget that Europe depends as much, if not more, on the UK as an import market as we do Europe as an export market. Does the UK and Europe not trade with other non  EU countries?

If withdrawal is not an option, why does our Government not say to the EU that we will withold all future contributions until such time as an independent auditor signs off the EU accounts, something that has not been done for years due to the gross waste, mismanagement of EU funds and fraud.

Why is this idea important?

With the massive budget deficit left us by the last labour government, withdrawal from Europe will save the UK taxpayer many billions of wasted money per annum. For those who say who would we trade with I would say 'how does Switzerland manage to cope'. People forget that Europe depends as much, if not more, on the UK as an import market as we do Europe as an export market. Does the UK and Europe not trade with other non  EU countries?

If withdrawal is not an option, why does our Government not say to the EU that we will withold all future contributions until such time as an independent auditor signs off the EU accounts, something that has not been done for years due to the gross waste, mismanagement of EU funds and fraud.

Removal of European Agency Workers Directive & EU Working Time Directive

Working in recruitment used to be a fairly simple job. Since the introduction of EU law to our sector it has become more and more difficult to offer a competitive and flexible service to our clients.

People do temporary contracts for a variety of reasons. In between permanent jobs, as a more flexible working arrangement, because they want to work part time and when they are coming back to work after a career break or due to family commitments.

Our clients use us because they require a more flexible and temporary work force. We help them to cover sickness and holidays and also staff up for projects that have a limited time frame. Without total flexibility the benefits are lost.

A temporary worker in our sector is paid more than a permanent worker to compensate them for the temporary nature of their work and the lack of guaranteed continuity of work. We now have to load that with the same benefits as a permanent employee? This makes little sense especially when most temporary workers choose to be such.

All these costs are passed to the end user. The end user will, at some stage, not be able to swallow these extra costs and look to employ direct hence losing the flexibility of a temporary employee.

So i suggest that we regain total flexibility back into the UK's workforce by removing these burdens and also removing the EU Working Time Directive to boot.

Thanks Nick, I’m so pleased that you are allowing this process and listening to business. Great effort.

Why is this idea important?

Working in recruitment used to be a fairly simple job. Since the introduction of EU law to our sector it has become more and more difficult to offer a competitive and flexible service to our clients.

People do temporary contracts for a variety of reasons. In between permanent jobs, as a more flexible working arrangement, because they want to work part time and when they are coming back to work after a career break or due to family commitments.

Our clients use us because they require a more flexible and temporary work force. We help them to cover sickness and holidays and also staff up for projects that have a limited time frame. Without total flexibility the benefits are lost.

A temporary worker in our sector is paid more than a permanent worker to compensate them for the temporary nature of their work and the lack of guaranteed continuity of work. We now have to load that with the same benefits as a permanent employee? This makes little sense especially when most temporary workers choose to be such.

All these costs are passed to the end user. The end user will, at some stage, not be able to swallow these extra costs and look to employ direct hence losing the flexibility of a temporary employee.

So i suggest that we regain total flexibility back into the UK's workforce by removing these burdens and also removing the EU Working Time Directive to boot.

Thanks Nick, I’m so pleased that you are allowing this process and listening to business. Great effort.

Control all Immigration including that from the EU

The freedom of movement within the EU may sound good in theory, but to allow uncontrolled immigration between member countries places unpredictable strains on resources here as Britain has effectively lost control of population movement.

Why is this idea important?

The freedom of movement within the EU may sound good in theory, but to allow uncontrolled immigration between member countries places unpredictable strains on resources here as Britain has effectively lost control of population movement.

Replace the European Human rights act with a British Constitution

Some laws brought in by the European Human rights act do not work in the UK.  The government is being held back by pety rulings and a British constitusion would take back some of the Power that made it once GREAT.

Why is this idea important?

Some laws brought in by the European Human rights act do not work in the UK.  The government is being held back by pety rulings and a British constitusion would take back some of the Power that made it once GREAT.

Repeal the Double Taxation Agreement

Under the Double Taxation Agreement, UK Public service Pensioners – teachers, nurses, police officers, are forced to pay UK tax on their pensions, irrespective of where they live in the EU. Private pensioners pay tax in the country they live in, usually at lower tax rates.

This is unfair discrimination and is a limit on the freedom to move within the EU

Why is this idea important?

Under the Double Taxation Agreement, UK Public service Pensioners – teachers, nurses, police officers, are forced to pay UK tax on their pensions, irrespective of where they live in the EU. Private pensioners pay tax in the country they live in, usually at lower tax rates.

This is unfair discrimination and is a limit on the freedom to move within the EU

Reducing The United Kingdom’s National Deficit – No To Europe & Foreign Aid

According to the Maastricht Treaty, the deficit of any nation should not exceed 3% of the Gross Domestic Product of that Nation.  According to the Office For National Statistics our 2009 deficit at £159,200,000,000 was 11.4% of the Gross Domestic Product.  According to the Maastricht Treaty, the cumulative debit of any nation should not exceed 60% of the Gross Domestic Product of that Nation.  According to the Office For National Statistics our 2009 cumulative debt at £950,400,000,000 was 68.1% of the Gross Domestic Product.  It is clear from these figures that something is very, very wrong.

Why is this idea important?

According to the Maastricht Treaty, the deficit of any nation should not exceed 3% of the Gross Domestic Product of that Nation.  According to the Office For National Statistics our 2009 deficit at £159,200,000,000 was 11.4% of the Gross Domestic Product.  According to the Maastricht Treaty, the cumulative debit of any nation should not exceed 60% of the Gross Domestic Product of that Nation.  According to the Office For National Statistics our 2009 cumulative debt at £950,400,000,000 was 68.1% of the Gross Domestic Product.  It is clear from these figures that something is very, very wrong.

EU Spouse citizenship

Remove the regulation where an EU spouse of a British Citizen, who can proof that they have been legally married for over 3 years and can prove that they have been living together in Britain for over 3 years still has to take a British Citizen test in order to receive British Citizenship or at least scrap the obscene fee (over £700) that has to be paid.

Why is this idea important?

Remove the regulation where an EU spouse of a British Citizen, who can proof that they have been legally married for over 3 years and can prove that they have been living together in Britain for over 3 years still has to take a British Citizen test in order to receive British Citizenship or at least scrap the obscene fee (over £700) that has to be paid.

Abolishing ID cards is expensive & interferes with people’s liberties

Ask anyone from most European countries who have been travelling on ID cards for years, and they will tell you that it is madness that Britain wants to get rid of them. This is like introducing the debit card as a replacement for the cheque book then banning it because it takes 10 years for people to get used to the idea and people come up with paranoid ideas about the State monitoring you through the debit cards. News flash. Passports are the same thing as ID cards, they store your details on a database. They are exactly the same except they are bigger.

As someone who travels frequently and who has purchased an ID card, the government is infringing on my liberties by taking away this convenience. I don’t have to remember to pack it unlike a passport and it is very small and convenient. What is more scrapping ID cards is very expensive because the billions spent will have to be spent again once the country comes to it’s senses and the programme is rerun.

Ask anyone from most European countries who have been travelling on ID cards for years, and they will tell you that it is madness that Britain wants to get rid of them. This is like introducing the debit card as a replacement for the cheque book then banning it because it takes 10 years for people to get used to the idea and people come up with paranoid ideas about the State monitoring you through the debit cards. News flash. Passports are the same thing as ID cards, they store your details on a database. They are exactly the same except they are bigger.

As someone who travels frequently and who has purchased an ID card, the government is infringing on my liberties by taking away this convenience. I don’t have to remember to pack it unlike a passport and it is very small and convenient. What is more scrapping ID cards is very expensive because the billions spent will have to be spent again once the country comes to it’s senses and the programme is rerun.

Ask anyone from most European countries who have been travelling on ID cards for years, and they will tell you that it is madness that Britain wants to get rid of them. This is like introducing the debit card as a replacement for the cheque book then banning it because it takes 10 years for people to get used to the idea and people come up with paranoid ideas about the State monitoring you through the debit cards. News flash. Passports are the same thing as ID cards, they store your details on a database. They are exactly the same except they are bigger.

As someone who travels frequently and who has purchased an ID card, the government is infringing on my liberties by taking away this convenience. I don’t have to remember to pack it unlike a passport and it is very small and convenient. What is more scrapping ID cards is very expensive because the billions spent will have to be spent again once the country comes to it’s senses and the programme is rerun.

Why is this idea important?

Ask anyone from most European countries who have been travelling on ID cards for years, and they will tell you that it is madness that Britain wants to get rid of them. This is like introducing the debit card as a replacement for the cheque book then banning it because it takes 10 years for people to get used to the idea and people come up with paranoid ideas about the State monitoring you through the debit cards. News flash. Passports are the same thing as ID cards, they store your details on a database. They are exactly the same except they are bigger.

As someone who travels frequently and who has purchased an ID card, the government is infringing on my liberties by taking away this convenience. I don’t have to remember to pack it unlike a passport and it is very small and convenient. What is more scrapping ID cards is very expensive because the billions spent will have to be spent again once the country comes to it’s senses and the programme is rerun.

Ask anyone from most European countries who have been travelling on ID cards for years, and they will tell you that it is madness that Britain wants to get rid of them. This is like introducing the debit card as a replacement for the cheque book then banning it because it takes 10 years for people to get used to the idea and people come up with paranoid ideas about the State monitoring you through the debit cards. News flash. Passports are the same thing as ID cards, they store your details on a database. They are exactly the same except they are bigger.

As someone who travels frequently and who has purchased an ID card, the government is infringing on my liberties by taking away this convenience. I don’t have to remember to pack it unlike a passport and it is very small and convenient. What is more scrapping ID cards is very expensive because the billions spent will have to be spent again once the country comes to it’s senses and the programme is rerun.

Ask anyone from most European countries who have been travelling on ID cards for years, and they will tell you that it is madness that Britain wants to get rid of them. This is like introducing the debit card as a replacement for the cheque book then banning it because it takes 10 years for people to get used to the idea and people come up with paranoid ideas about the State monitoring you through the debit cards. News flash. Passports are the same thing as ID cards, they store your details on a database. They are exactly the same except they are bigger.

As someone who travels frequently and who has purchased an ID card, the government is infringing on my liberties by taking away this convenience. I don’t have to remember to pack it unlike a passport and it is very small and convenient. What is more scrapping ID cards is very expensive because the billions spent will have to be spent again once the country comes to it’s senses and the programme is rerun.