Brexit and the NHS: The figures behind the claims

An infographic compiled by international healthcare network MEDIGO explores some of the facts and figures behind claims from both sides of the EU referendum campaign about the NHS. In this post, marketing manager Andrew Cherrie explains the motivation behind putting this together. The National Health Service has always been used for point scoring across all sections of the political spectrum, with the level of polemic … Continue reading Brexit and the NHS: The figures behind the claims

Britain benefits from free movement

Voters often confuse internal and external EU migration, mistakenly assuming that a Brexit would better prevent non-EU nationals from ‘sneaking in’. Hugo Dixon, Chairman and Editor-in-chief of InFacts.org, thinks it won’t. This piece is part of the UCL European Institute’s second guest editor week on openDemocracy. The Treaty of Rome, which set up the forerunner to the EU, enshrined what are known as the ‘four freedoms’: free movement of goods, … Continue reading Britain benefits from free movement