Our UK Independence Day is closer than you think. Our Plans afoot will tell all.
The Countdown to UK Independence Day has started and
all you need to know on how it will be achieved by 22 June 2009-if not earlier.
will agree that to have the objective anchored immovably in one’s mind’s eye
will strengthen one’s determination to bring that event into being as quickly
as possible- so it is with the article in Eurofacts journal of 8th
October, 2004- where the run-up to our Independence Day is minutely chronicled-into
a new epoch of our history leading to a new
of the 21st Century.]
The Road to Self Government
is June 2007.[ or earlier] The British
electorate has rejected by referendum the draft EU Constitution agreed by heads
of state and government in Brussels on 18th June 2004.
Thursday 21st June 2007,[or earlier] in a second referendum, the
British electorate voted to leave the EU.
The next day, the Prime minister and Leader of the [Her Majesty’s]
Opposition sent the following joint letter to the president of the Council. The
President of the [EU] Commission and the heads of state and governments
of the other twenty-four EU member states, as well as Turkey (a member of the
EU Customs Union) and the three European Free trade Association (“EFTA”) member
states which, with the EU-25, form the European Economic Area.
“Dear Hans, Nicolas, Angela, Jose etc etc………………..,
UK Resumption of
in a referendum, the British electorate voted decisively to leave the European
Union. The purpose of this letter is to let you know how
the implementation of the electorate’s decision by Her Majesty’s Government will
affect the principal strands of the relationship between the EU and the UK
the British people have now chosen to pursue a different path from the other
member states of the EU, we wish to emphasise that the centuries-old objective
of our policy of constructive friendship and co-operation with our European
neighbours remains unchanged. A strong
prosperous and peaceful Europe will continue to be a central aim of British
policy and from today [22nd June 2007] onwards we look forward to
developing with our European friends and allies a modus operandi [mode
of operation] which will further that objective.
The United Kingdom
will become an Independent Sovereign State and cease to be a member of the EU
and its Institutions and Agencies exactly two years from now, on 22nd June
2009,[or earlier] referred to hereinafter as I-Day [Independence Day].
EU Law & Legal Certainty.
EU will cease to be subject to EU Law, Regulation and Case law on I-Day. As from tomorrow, 23rd June 2007,
only British courts, including the House of Lords as the highest court in the
United Kingdom, will interpret and apply EU law.
from tomorrow, judgements of the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”)
concerning British individuals, corporate bodies and HM Government will be
referred to the House of Lords for determination.
Directives and Regulations already transposed into British law will continue to
be valid unless and until repealed by the British parliament.
rulings of the ECJ and British courts arising during the next twenty-four
months will be determined by the usual international dispute settlement
procedures, including arbitration, for resolving legal inconsistencies between
jurisdictions of Independent Sovereign States.
EU Law, Regulation and Case Law will cease to apply to
the UK from I-Day onwards.
managing the transition.
new British ministry, the Ministry of EU Transitional Arrangements
“META”, headed by a senior Cabinet minister, will be charged, as from
tomorrow, with the responsibility of managing and negotiating the transition
process. META’s second in command will
be a senior Opposition shadow minister.
creation of META will facilitate negotiations by giving our allies and friends
in EU-24, EFTA and outside Europe a “single telephone number” for all matters
concerned with British disengagement from the EU.
ministries (HM Treasury, the FCO, the DTI, DEFRA, the Ministry of Defence etc
etc) will report to META on all transition matters. META will be staffed by senior executives from the British
private sector, from business, transport, energy, City, farming, fishing and
latest project-management techniques will be bought-in from the private sector
to ensure that the transition process runs smoothly and completes on time.
may invite other ministries to second civil servants to it on temporary
contracts. META will complete the bulk
of the work by I-Day, but remain in existence for a further two years,
to help resolve any “left over issues”.
By Statute, it will be dissolved exactly four years from today.
British MEP’s will continue to represent
their constituents in the European parliament until I-Day, but will not participate or vote in any new
legislation brought before parliament n the next twenty-four months. Their salaries and allowances will be
progressively reduced over this period to reflect their reduced workload. They will resign their seats on I-Day and thereafter take no further part in the
Commission and Council
British officials and employees of the Commission will
negotiate the timing and terms of their departure with the relevant
Directorates. British representation at
COREPER and in other EU institutions and agencies will be progressively reduced
over the next twenty-four months, in co-operation with the relevant EU bodies
and the 24 member states.
The UK’s monthly gross contributions to and receipts from the EU Budget
will be reduced by 1/24th on a straight-line basis in each of the 24
months between now and I-Day, to reflect the progressive disengagement
of the UK from the EU over that period.
On I-Day, UK trade will cease to be regulated by
the EU, and the UK will resume its own seat and vote at the World Trade
The UK notes that the EU already has 91 Free Trade
Agreements (“FTA’s) with non-EU countries, believes that an FTA between the UK
and EU-24 coming into force on I-Day will be in the interests of both
parties, and proposes that negotiations to that end begin immediately.
If it is not possible to conclude such an EFTA trade
between the UK and EU-24 will be conducted as provided for in the WTO, UN,
NATO, OECD and other multilateral treaties, with the UK having the status
vis-à-vis EU-24 as the USA, Japan and other leading non-EU trading nations.
parallel, the UK will seek to negotiate mutually satisfactory trading
arrangements with the four EFTA member states, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and
On I-Day the UK will cease to participate in EU defence
planning, activities and operations, including its arms-procurement
agencies. From I-Day onwards, British
armed forces will be deployed in the defence of the European continent through
On I-Day the UK will withdraw from all EU foreign policy
involvement. Thereafter, the UK will
conduct its own foreign policy, through the United Nations, with regional
bodies and with its allies including the EU and its 24 member states.
10.Economic and Monetary Union (“EMU”)
The UK will cease all involvement in the EMU, including
the European Central Bank, on I-Day.
Common Agricultural Policy and Common Fisheries Policy.
The UK will cease all involvement in the CAP and the CFO
Immigration and Asylum
The UK will cease all involvement in the EU immigration
and asylum matters and resume full and absolute control of its borders on I-Day
The UK will cease involvement in EU aid programmes worldwide
on I-Day. From I-Day onwards, UK aid
will be provided directly to recipient countries or through multilateral
agencies such as the UN.
Enabling legislation in the UK.
A Bill to give effect to the measures set out above
will be laid before the House of Commons next week.
Her Majesty’s Government looks forward to working with
the institutions and agencies of the EU and its 24 member states to ensure the
transition takes place with minimal disruption.
A copy of this letter is being sent to the Heads of
Government (and where appropriate the Heads of State) of the UK’s Commonwealth partners,
the President of the United States of America, the Heads of State and Government
of other countries, and the Secretaries-General of the United nations, the North
Atlantic treaty Organisation, the World trade Organisation, the International Monetary
Fund, the World Bank 9etc etc). A copy of
this letter is also being released to the media and posted on META’s web-site,gov.
The Prime minister
The Leader of Her Majesty’s Opposition
London, 22nd June 2007.
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[Let us all fight together to
make this happen sooner rather than later.
With True Reason and Right
Purpose as our aim we will obtain Victory- First as a gathering force to be
reckoned with on the political landscape and Finally, with Representation in
OUR Historic House of Commons true subjects of
Elizabeth the Second
All other territories of the
Old Commonwealth. ]
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Daniel Hannan - Forming an OPPOSITION
to the EU
WITH THE ONLY PARTY WITH A MANDATE
TO SET YOU
TO RECLAIM YOUR DEMOCRACY DON'T VOTE
FOR THE TRIPARTITE PARTIES IN WESTMINSTER
SMALL PARTIES THAT SPEAK THEIR MINDS
WITHOUT SPIN AND LIES.
[All underlined words have a
THE QUESTION THAT THE VOTER MUST ANSWER
‘DO YOU WISH TO BE GOVERNED BY YOUR OWN PEOPLE, LAW AND CUSTOM OR BY
THE CORRUPT ,EXPENSIVE UNACCOUNTABLE AND ALIEN BUSYBODY BRUSSELS’
-SIMPLE IS IT NOT?