'Mischievous' House of Lords is playing with fire - Lord Stoddart

TFA Council Member and Independent Labour Peer, Lord Stoddart of Swindon, has taken remoaners in the House of Lords to task about their contribution to the ongoing debate over Brexit and wonders if "the next referendum put to the voters should be about whether the House of Lords should be abolished and replaced by a system accountable and capable of being dismissed by them". Continue reading

The Curious Case of Lauren Southern

The following article is by Dr Timothy Tomkinson, a doctor currently working in the NHS.  I wrote to my MP the other week for the first time in my life. I did so on behalf of someone with whom I have little in common, and whose actions I don’t condone. Three weeks ago, the YouTuber Lauren Southern was detained whilst trying to enter the UK. She was held under anti-terror legislation, Schedule 7, and finally she was given a ban from the UK for previously handing out leaflets in Luton claiming “Allah is gay”. If this is true, then this is a bizarre decision and a concerning one. Continue reading

Concern that Government is putting business before people in Brexit Deal

On June 23rd 2016, the British people voted to leave the EU. During the campaign, it was made clear by Vote Leave and others that this would mean leaving the so-called EU Single Market and its Customs Union. There was no mention of a transition deal. Now concerns are raised as it can be revealed the government has had meetings with CEOs that ensured there was a transition deal.  Continue reading

It's not just Remainers who are politically homeless - classical liberals are too

In the red corner we have full blooded Marxist policies advanced by Corbyn, McDonnell, Abbott, et al. In the blue corner... Well, it isn't really a blue corner, more a light red - maybe even pink. As Allister Heath said in an excellent article in today's Telegraph, Remainers and lefty Conservatives may feel that they no longer have a home, but neither do those of us who are Thatcherites - those of us of a more libertarian/classically liberal persuasion and prefer free markets and oppose big government. We are politically homeless, too.  Here's part of Allister's article: Continue reading

WATCH: The Inaugural Jillian Becker Annual Lecture

Last month's Freedom Festival in Bournemouth concluded with the inaugural Jillian Becker Annual Lecture. It was delivered by Anthony Daniels (pen name: Theodore Dalrymple) and the subject was "Threats to Freedom".  More information about Anthony Daniels can be found here: http://www.skepticaldoctor.com/life/ Continue reading