Defining Englishness

English Face Paint

Defining Englishness By Tanja Bueltmann The existing historiography on ethnic groups in North America and the wider British World documents an absent or weak diasporic or ethnic identity among the English. While the major recent academic study of English identity recognises the importance of Empire in the shaping of identity, it does not explore Englishness … Continue reading

UKIP announces list of candidates for the 2014 European Elections

British UKIP NOT ENGLISH

UKIP announces list of candidates for the 2014 European Elections Today UKIP have announced the list of people who will be presented to the UKIP membership for selection as candidates for the 2014 European elections. Steve Crowther, the UKIP Chairman said: “After an exhaustive, multilayered assessment programme, the original 200 individuals who put themselves forward as … Continue reading

No way back for England – either English Independence or Federal UK

UK Breakdown - English Independence

No way back for England – either English Independence or Federal UK   by David Another way to address the question of the constitutional options that should be put to all the nations of the UK at the same time as a Scottish referendum on independence for Scotland (see previous post) is to say that … Continue reading

ONLY CONVOLUTED LOGIC ENABLES AN ENGLISH NATIONALIST TO SUPPORT UKIP

British UKIP and Nigel Farage

ONLY CONVOLUTED LOGIC ENABLES AN ENGLISH NATIONALIST TO SUPPORT UKIP by Robin Tilbrook   Below is a paper by the author of the ‘Britology’ Web blog, David Rickard, who, curiously for a English nationalist, appears to support UKIP. One of the reasons why I found it impossible, despite Nigel Farage’s tempting blandishments, to join UKIP, … Continue reading

English revolution in House of Commons [The Independent Newspaper]

English Independence - Think About It

English revolution in House of Commons: Plan to give England’s MPs right to veto on issues not affecting Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland Labour denounces ‘hare-brained scheme’ that will radically alter balance of power Oliver Wright English MPs are to be given the power to “veto” Westminster laws that do not relate to Scotland, Wales … Continue reading

Sir Paul McCartney comes out in favour of English Independence? – “Give Ireland Back to the Irish”

Give Ireland Back to the Irish - Sir Paul MacCartney

Sir Paul McCartney comes out in favour of English Independence? – “Give Ireland Back to the Irish”   “Give Ireland Back to the Irish” is a Paul and Linda McCartney song written in response to the events of Bloody Sunday in Northern Ireland on 30 January 1972. The song was released on 19 February 1972 … Continue reading

England Politics

England Map wth Flag

  England Politics England is a major constituent of the United Kingdom, the rest of which comprises Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. As such, it is under the basic political system. So, its political structure comprises a constitutional monarchy and a parliament. The ruler is currently Queen Elizabeth II. Born on 21 April 1926, she … Continue reading