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Blog: Brexit chaos blazons the urgency of reform

Earlier this month the Japanese car maker Honda revealed (18/2/19) are likely to close their Swindon factory in the coming years, putting all 3,500 of their employees at the site out of work. This news came just a day after the airline FlyBmi collapsed and earlier this month the decision by Nissan not to build […]

Federalists Lobby for PR for Westminster

On Tuesday 11 December 2018 Federalist Party members took part in the People’s Lobby for Proportional Representation, a day of lobbying and other events at Westminster organised by the campaign group Make Votes Matter. The event brought together a wide range of people from different political parties and campaigns as well as independents to meet […]

Poll: 68% agree Westminster needs ‘urgent reform’

Research carried out by BMG for the Electoral Reform Society this week has found that 68% of people around Britain support “urgent reform” to the Westminster political system. The pollster surveyed 3,000 people and found particularly strong support for political reform among older voters, people who voted to leave the EU, and ‘working class’ voters, […]

Local Elections: Federalist candidate in Shropshire

Robert Jones is standing as the Federalist Party’s candidate in the Ruyton and Baschurch ward in the local elections which are taking place on Thursday May 4th. Ruyton and Baschurch is large area which includes two large villages and a number of hamlets to the north of Shrewsbury. Shropshire’s former multi-tier local government was abolished in […]

On Brexit and the future for federalism in the UK

On June the 23rd 2016 the government of David Cameron finally fulfilled a pledge to hold a referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union which he had arguably been gradually cornered into by the eurosceptic quarter of his Conservative party and the threatening rise of UKIP. The validity and applicability of the result of […]