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Pros and the Cons 7/4/2018

Just some links I’ve saved that cover the various issues which are current.

Referendum 2017
http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexit/2017/01/31/the-brexit-referendum-was-a-violation-of-human-rights/
http://uk.businessinsider.com/brexit-dr-peter-catterall-says-eu-referendum-didnt-follow-the-letter-of-the-law-2016-7
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/may/07/the-great-british-brexit-robbery-hijacked-democracy

Inaccurate info connected to the EU referendum:

(1) £350m for the NHS
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/06/24/nigel-farage-350-million-pledge-to-fund-the-nhs-was-a-mistake/
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4892268/amp/The-BBC-accuses-Boris-LYING-350m-Brexit-claim.html

(2) Sovereignty
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/6198513/EU-is-Britain-still-a-sovereign-state.html
https://m.facebook.com/Reasons2Remain/posts/576241209401919

(3) Immigration / freedom of movement
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jan/08/eu-rules-already-offer-a-solution-on-freedom-of-movement
http://britainstays.co.uk/deceived-uk-already-powers-control-eu-migration/
http://lawyers-inforbritain.uk/b-m-a/can-the-uk-control-its-borders-if-it-remains-in-the-eu/
https://fullfact.org/immigration/immigration-and-nhs-staff/
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/immigration-uk-economy-what-are-the-benefits-stats-theresa-may-amber-rudd-tory-conference-speeches-a7346121.html
https://www.embraceni.org/migration/the-pros-and-cons-of-migration/

(4) Borders
https://fullfact.org/europe/border-security-eu/
https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/brexit-northern-ireland-border-talks-collapse-uk-eu-david-davis-barnier-theresa-may-a8263731.html
https://infacts.org/free-movement-means-cant-control-borders-right/

(5) Fish
http://www.politics.co.uk/reference/common-fisheries-policy
https://infacts.org/uk-fishermen-worse-off-outside-eu/
http://bellacaledonia.org.uk/2018/04/03/on-scottish-fishing/

(6) Generally
https://blogs.ec.europa.eu/ECintheUK/euromyths-a-z-index/
http://www.eurolabour.org.uk/euro-myths
https://www.independent.co.uk/infact/brexit-second-referendum-false-claims-eu-referendum-campaign-lies-fake-news-a8113381.html
https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/uk/2016/06/how-brexit-campaign-lied-us-and-got-away-it
https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/cliff-taylor-conservatives-will-have-to-start-abandoning-their-brexit-lies-1.3320649
https://www.indy100.com/article/8-of-the-most-misleading-promises-of-the-vote-leave-campaign-ranked-in-order-of-preposterousness–WyxD59VO3Nb
https://www.richardcorbett.org.uk/long-list-leave-lies/

Possible link with the EU referendum and Cambridge Analytica
https://goodlawproject.org/brexit/electoral-commission-challenge/
https://www.wired.com/story/cambridge-analytica-execs-caught-discussing-extortion-and-fake-news/

https://amp.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/apr/06/facebook-suspends-aggregate-iq-cambridge-analytica-vote-leave-brexit?CMP=share_btn_tw&__twitter_impression=true

Russia, the toxic nerve agent, the spy and recovery
https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/neuroscience/novichok-agent
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/mar/26/130-people-feared-exposed-to-novichok-in-spy-attack-says-pm
https://www.craigmurray.org.uk/archives/2018/03/first-recorded-successful-novichok-synthesis-was-in-2017-by-iran-in-cooperation-with-the-opcw/
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-russia-chemicalweapons-factbo/factbox-a-few-facts-about-the-nerve-agent-novichok-idUSKCN1GO2JG
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43326734
https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/07/europe/sergei-skripal-npw-analysis-intl/index.html
https://themoscowtimes.com/news/russian-ex-spy-incident-in-britain-the-facts-and-the-reactions-60727
http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCOP/2018/6.html
https://news.sky.com/story/amp/salisbury-attack-yulia-and-sergei-skripals-relative-refused-entry-to-britain-11319366?__twitter_impression=true
https://uk.blastingnews.com/opinion/2018/04/could-the-sergei-skripal-poisoning-incident-run-deeper-than-previously-thought-002480707.amp.html?__twitter_impression=true
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/blog/live/2018/apr/04/labour-criticises-boris-johnson-over-his-porton-downnovichok-claims-as-opcw-meets-politics-live
https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/sergei-skripal-russia-nerve-agent-novichok-recovery-a8292726.html
https://www.thelondoneconomic.com/opinion/why-the-cambridge-analytica-scandal-could-be-much-more-serious-than-you-think/27/03/

Police cuts
https://leftfootforward.org/2018/01/the-tories-are-on-their-own-on-police-cuts/
https://www.channel4.com/news/factcheck/jeremy-corbyn-is-right-the-tories-have-cut-20000-police-officers-since-2010
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/crime-rises-statistics-england-wales-police-officer-numbers-record-low-government-tories-labour-cuts-a8178631.html?amp&__twitter_impression=true

NHS
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-42572110
https://www.kingsfund.org.uk/projects/nhs-in-a-nutshell/nhs-budget
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/budget-2016-george-osborne-cuts-11bn-from-nhs-repairs-fund-a6942301.html
https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/nhs-sell-out-tories-sign-largest-5323402

Education
https://schoolcuts.org.uk/#!/
https://m.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/free-school-meal-eligibility-cuts-go-ahead-after-tory-mps-vote-for-universal-credit-changes-dup-childcare-vouchers-six-month-delay_uk_5aa816a4e4b0a09afeae9d85
https://m.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/free-school-meal-eligibility-cuts-go-ahead-after-tory-mps-vote-for-universal-credit-changes-dup-childcare-vouchers-six-month-delay_uk_5aa816a4e4b0a09afeae9d85
https://www.teachers.org.uk/edufacts/education-funding
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-40051476
https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/may/26/england-schools-face-years-funding-cuts-tories-win-election-ifs
https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/why-not-vote-conservatives-election-10303180
Economy

Leaving the EU
Article 50
http://www.lisbon-treaty.org/wcm/the-lisbon-treaty/treaty-on-European-union-and-comments/title-6-final-provisions/137-article-50.html
https://amp.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/oct/07/why-its-not-too-late-to-step-back-from-brexit?__twitter_impression=true
https://goodlawproject.org/miller-case/

Some facts about the EU and economy
http://www.cbi.org.uk/insight-and-analysis/our-global-future/factsheets/factsheet-2-benefits-of-eu-membership-outweigh-costs/
http://econ.economicshelp.org/2007/03/benefits-of-european-union.html?m=1
https://fullfact.org/europe/our-eu-membership-fee-55-million/
http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/statistics-explained/index.php/International_trade_in_goods
http://ec.europa.eu/trade/policy/eu-position-in-world-trade/
https://www.ft.com/content/202a60c0-cfd8-11e5-831d-09f7778e7377
https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/mar/18/brexit-cbi-urges-uk-to-avoid-loss-of-1bn-a-year-in-eu-rd-funding
https://ig.ft.com/sites/brexit-companies/
http://uk.businessinsider.com/brexit-eurozone-expected-to-grow-rapidly-in-2018-as-uk-growth-drags-2017-12
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/brexit-uk-economy-losses-eu-referendum-result-billions-leave-european-union-a8081841.html
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-india-uk-trade-deal-britain-ambassador-yashvardhan-sinha-a8292091.html?amp&__twitter_impression=true

Desire for 2nd referendum
http://uk.businessinsider.com/brexit-poll-finds-majority-want-uk-to-stay-inside-the-single-market-2017-8
http://uk.businessinsider.com/poll-second-brexit-referendum-deal-bmg-theresa-may-2018-1
http://www.agriland.ie/farming-news/if-there-was-another-brexit-referendum-i-think-there-would-be-a-different-outcome/
https://www.theengineer.co.uk/second-brexit-referendum/

Discrimination (including antisemitism)
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/mar/30/labour-antisemitism-and-criticism-of-israel
https://www.thejc.com/news/uk-news/labour-does-not-hold-monopoly-on-antisemitism-says-top-qc-1.439503
https://twitter.com/chelleryn99/status/981108540688535552?ref_src=twcamp%5Ecopy%7Ctwsrc%5Eandroid%7Ctwgr%5Ecopy%7Ctwcon%5E7090%7Ctwterm%5E3

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