Richard Wellings (@RichardWellings )

Richard Wellings

Bio Libertarianism and Austrian economics. Deputy Research Director and Head of Transport @iealondon. Author of three reports on HS2. Own views.
Location London
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TweetDeck : EU Parliament President, David Sassoli, lets slip that he is now bypassing the UK government and talking directly to John Bercow about how to delay Brexit: order-order.com/2019/10/09/eu-…

TweetDeck : John Bercow has no authority to negotiate on behalf of the United Kingdom. None whatsoever. Reports that he has been involved in discussions with Juncker over an extension are extremely serious.

TweetDeck : Many climate change campaign groups are funded by billionaire crony capitalists. Their policy agenda is almost identical to that of Western governments and the EU. So why on earth do they describe themselves as "rebels"? dgrnewsservice.org/resistance/str… #XR

TweetDeck : According to its website, this group which campaigns on climate change received €94,446.00 in 2018 from the Open Society Initiative for Europe: corporateeurope.org/en/who-we-are #XR

TweetDeck : I recognised the "leader" of a group of "climate change activists" touring Westminster as someone who writes for openDemocracy. Looking at their list of supporters, it really couldn't get any more establishment: opendemocracy.net/en/supporters/ #ExtinctionRebellion

TweetDeck : After the deceptions that led to the Iraq War, which killed hundreds of thousands, you'd think the BBC would stop promoting the views of disgraced former prime minister Tony Blair. bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotla…

Twitter Web Client : It’s more than two years since Veterans for Britain, alongside MP Mark Francois, revealed that the Government had pivoted towards remaining in the EU’s defence integration schemes, posing a threat to UK autonomy.
Government is still pushing this Remain agenda for all of defence.

TweetDeck : Unless there is a clean Brexit, the UK could be forced to pay billions of pounds into EU defence projects and contribute troops to the burgeoning EU Army: express.co.uk/news/politics/…

TweetDeck : Remainer MPs have, by implicitly working with EU leaders, made sure that an acceptable exit deal is not available, and have then gone further by placing obstacles in the way of departing without a deal: brexitcentral.com/the-remainers-… #Brexit

Twitter Web Client : EU Army on the march: Brussels' new foreign affairs chief has called for a massive increase in the number of EU troops deployed overseas. Watch out Africa and the Middle East. express.co.uk/news/uk/118759…

TweetDeck : German recession fears have been pushed up a notch after factory orders plunged by more than expected in August, continuing the economy’s dire 2019: cityam.com/gloom-thickens…

TweetDeck : Extinction Rebellion is a reactionary, regressive and elitist movement whose aim is to impose the most disturbing form of austerity imaginable on people across the world: spiked-online.com/2019/10/07/the…