Category: Political

  • Memories: My Timeline Has Highlighted the Green Party Election Broadcast of 2007 and the Reverend Billy video.

    14 Years ago Reverend Billy (Stop Shopping) made this election video for the 2007 Assembly Election. I felt it may be too controversial and pulled it. This worked out well as we replaced it by a conventional Green Party Policy video. The media heard of the video and reported that it had been pulled. Mark […]

  • There will be No BREXIT or even BRINO

    There will be No BREXIT or even BRINO

    Brexit will not happen (update) The events of past weeks reinforce my prediction that Brexit will not happen even Boris recognises that the “Brexit dream is dying”. Indeed many commentators are now suggesting that we will now have BRINO. (Brexit in Name Only). A Brexit so coated in fudge and compromise that it would be […]

  • BREXIT: 10 Reasons Why it Will Not Happen (update)

    BREXIT: 10 Reasons Why it Will Not Happen (update)

    Wednesday night’s vote along with last week’s “Agreement” reinforces my prediction made following the referendum that Brexit will never happen. See http://www.northdownindependent.com/10-reasons-why-brexit-will-not-happen/ The events of the past week highlight many of the points I made in my original article. In particular I pointed out that the final decision could not be taken by the government […]

  • Election Death Knell of Brexit

    Election Death Knell of Brexit

    10 Reasons why Brexit will not Happen – One year on Election Result sounds the Death Knell for Brexit In the past year the government’s Brexit plans have made no significant progress but have suffered two important and probably fatal defeats. The Supreme Court ruling on Article 50 and the election result The government had intended to […]

  • Brexit Still Will Not Happen

    Brexit Still Will Not Happen

    Trump increases Economic and Security Uncertainty in Europe Following the referendum last July I outlined 10 REASONS WHY BREXIT WILL NOT HAPPEN. The triggering of Article 50 would seem to be an appropriate time to review this prediction. The review confirms my previous conclusion that Brexit will not happen and the events of the past […]

  • Assembly Elections: Constituency Predictions

    Assembly Elections: Constituency Predictions

    These predictions are based on applying the 2016 Assembly election votes to the new five seat constituencies.They do not take into account the candidates, issues and the campaign. These predictions will be adjusted to take these into account along with the final polling evidence from Lucid Talk. The DUP will lose 9 SF 6 SDLP […]

  • 10 Reasons Why Brexit Will Not Happen

    10 Reasons Why Brexit Will Not Happen

    A month after the referendum it is becoming clearer that Brexit will never happen. There was never a consensus on what form Brexit should take. Brexit means Brexit is meaningless as there is no agreement as to what Brexit means Some Leave voters voted to cut all links with the EU while others wanted to […]

  • £1 million Gun Club Scandal Must Never Be Repeated

    £1 million Gun Club Scandal Must Never Be Repeated

    As a new gun club facility opens we must insure that such a scandal must never be repeated says former councillor Brian Wilson. The decision by the North Down Council to add the Gun Club to the community centre at the cost of £1 million is a blatant abuse of local council powers. The decision was made […]