Election Day in Ye Olde Merry England

The EU referendum voting takes place on June 23rd, what was thought by many be be a sure remain vote has gradually slid towards a leave vote. Some politicians’ and bureaucrats will have a nervous Thursday

Deep in the heart of England,

Saddleworth Morris Dancer
Saddleworth Morris Dancer

so far away from the nexus of power that no politician has ever ventured there, the in or out that is the European Union vote by the increasingly disunited kingdom will take place on June 23rd.

The sharp divide between the green 'remain in' the EU and the red 'get out' of the EU.
The sharp divide between the green ‘remain in’ the EU and the red ‘get out’ of the EU. – Daily Mail

Complacent statesmen who presumed that the country they governed held the same views as their own tight circle of career politicians may be in for a shock.

Queen Elizabeth lookalike considers the two options
Queen Elizabeth lookalike considers the two options

Certainly, the aloof bureaucrats who flit between their roosts in Brussels, Strasburg and Luxemburg seem to have been roused from their indifference, now that their own sinecures seem at risk.

Author: Tony Walsh

Book author including the current Bradt guide to Oman – edition 4