It was soon very obvious that the excitement of having Mrs May at the helm would swiftly turn to dismay. People were alerted to her true feelings when she held back on the triggering of Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.
The argument being foisted upon the Nation by number 10 was that she was being naturally cautious because she wanted the best possible deal for the UK. This statement was simply not true. We can all see from her dithering and her delaying tactics that for Mrs May and the majority of Tory Mandarins the best deal would be to stay within the European Union.
This is the real reason why she delayed invoking Article 50 for as long as she possibly could. Don’t forget for one moment that this woman is a very astute politician. She is in the job that she has always craved for and you can bet that she intends to be in it for a very long time.
The second sign of her unsuitability for the top job came in 2017 when she called the ill-fated general election which backfired spectacularly upon her.
As Home Secretary she spent six years absorbing and deflecting criticism, Followed the EU diktat and reduced the UK Border Force to ineffective. Made swinging cuts to the police force and then had the temerity to criticise the police at their own conference for not doing enough to fight crime and, especially, for not doing enough to investigate crime within the Force itself. She announced that so concerned was she that she would put forward a Bill aimed at protecting whistleblowers within the police force.
In her we have a woman who is not afraid to face her critics and a politician with complete confidence in her own abilities so, when she said that she was in no hurry to trigger Article 50 no one should have been surprised that it took her nine months to do so. Nine months in which the Will of The People was whisked away by a well paid servant of George Soros ably backed by a dubious EU supporting Judiciary! We now have the whole process controlled by a Parliament whose views on the EU were overwhelmingly rejected by a majority of people during the Referendum.
Telling the Nation that she wants the best possible deal is, as I have said just not true. She should have invoked A50 within her first week in Office in order for negotiations to have started on the terms of the UK withdrawal. Since these “terms” are dictated by the EU and we have no say in the matter at all why were the “Chosen Three”, Johnson, Davis and Fox, globe trotting at the taxpayers expense under the guise of pre-negotiation talks? It is all just a crock of crap.
Read the following, taken from Open Europe, so as to get a better grasp on why I believe Mrs May is deliberately dragging her feet.
“Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union allows a member state to notify the EU of its withdrawal and obliges the EU to try to negotiate a ‘withdrawal agreement’ with that state – it involves five points laid out below
- “Any Member State may decide to withdraw from the Union in accordance with its own constitutional requirements.
- A Member State which decides to withdraw shall notify the European Council of its intention. In the light of the guidelines provided by the European Council, the Union shall negotiate and conclude an agreement with that State, setting out the arrangements for its withdrawal, taking account of the framework for its future relationship with the Union. That agreement shall be negotiated in accordance with Article 218(3) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union. It shall be concluded on behalf of the Union by the Council, acting by a qualified majority, after obtaining the consent of the European Parliament.
- The Treaties shall cease to apply to the State in question from the date of entry into force of the withdrawal agreement or, failing that, two years after the notification referred to in paragraph 2, unless the European Council, in agreement with the Member State concerned, unanimously decides to extend this period.
- For the purposes of paragraphs 2 and 3, the member of the European Council or of the Council representing the withdrawing Member State shall not participate in the discussions of the European Council or Council or in decisions concerning it. A qualified majority shall be defined in accordance with Article 238(3)(b) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.
- If a State which has withdrawn from the Union asks to rejoin, its request shall be subject to the procedure referred to in Article 49.”
It is no coincidence that the Tory Party had no intention of letting the lowly membership have a say in who was to become their new Leader. It was pre-ordained, the writing was on the wall as soon as Boris Johnson,Gove and then Andrea Leadsom were ceremoniously sidelined the path was clear for Dithering Doris to step into Cameron’s shoes.
I have no doubt that in Mrs May’s eyes, BREXIT does indeed mean BREXIT. But it will be BREXIT on her terms and her idea of BREXIT that we get. Look again at point 3 of the Withdrawal Agreement above. Mrs May is using this part to her full advantage and as we have already seen the extensions keep getting longer and longer.
We must not allow this to happen and to this end it is vitally important that the 17.4 million who voted to leave must be on her case day in day out until we get the result that we voted for. (However unlikely that may be!)
The argument that we did not have the number of trained negotiators required to carry out the task of leaving the EU was another lie, another delaying tactic. We were offered help by several of our Commonwealth partners, most of whom are eager to strike up trade deals with the UK and because of this they would obviously look to get the very best deal that they can. There are also hundreds of very skilled business to business negotiators within our various international companies, obviously it didn’t / doesn’t suit the Tory agenda to call upon these very skilled and experienced people.
The longer these negotiations drag on the more the insecurities grow within the public and the business community. We have done the first part and now we (the people) must be strong enough to force Parliament to carry through the will of the majority of the people.
The doomsayers argue that we are heading down a path of self destruction, heading into an unknown world whereby we (the UK) have no option but to fail. I say, rubbish! We are on the brink of greatness and only those with limited vision or snouts glued to the EU trough cannot see this.
Even the economists have had to admit that they were wrong in their estimates of how far we would fall economically if we came out of the EU. Major companies are eager to stay and create jobs, the financial situation is not as good as we would like but it is nowhere near as bad as predicted, plus the signs look good for future economic growth.
Good, that is, as long as business can see a future outside the EU and that is down to Mrs May!