BREXIT: Voting has become futile

I was fascinated by the letter from Diane Milburn about Brexit (Morpeth Herald, November 1).

Saturday, 10th November 2018, 07:00 am
Updated Thursday, 8th November 2018, 08:14 am

We have voted decisively to leave the European Union. In a democracy we do not need another vote.

Prior to that vote, the Government spent huge amounts of taxpayers’ money to persuade us to stay in what I see as a communist system, governed by unelected beaurocrats.

We still voted to leave. Those calling for another vote should remember that the majority for leaving was greater than the majority for any Government since 1955, so should we have a re-run of all those general elections as well?

If we stay on Theresa May’s terms we could find the EU Standards Committee banning the manufacture of right-hand-drive vehicles, and we could not stop it. I believe it has already destroyed much of our industry by subsidising German and Dutch industries.

We never voted to go in, it happened by stealth.

Diane Miller is correct in that we are heading for a miserable deal that no one voted for and is miles from what was promised. By current performance, it would not matter how may times you voted, it seems the politicians would simply ignore you.

Britain could be great again if we could govern ourselves and trade with the rest of the world. We pay billions to the EU. The £39billion we will pay for staying is more than the Chancellor is promising not to take from us in taxes.

Get us properly out please.

Robin Cooper