You missed an important one Graham, but it is not widely known and never mentioned in mainstream media or political debate. Since King Alfred the Great signed the Liber Judicialis it has been a principle of the common law, and also has been incorporated in only slightly varied forms, that nothing is against the law unless it is specifically declared illegal in a law in the codex.
In the EU however, only that which is specifically permitted is legal.
So picture a scene that takes place many times every Friday and Saturday night in every town or city.

A police officer sees a man behaving weirdly, approaches him and says, “Hey you, are you talking to that lamp post?”

And the drunk says, “So what if I am? Show me the law that says I can’t talk to lamp posts.”

All the cop can say is “Come on now sir, time you were home in bed, you’ve drunk enough for one night.”

But in the EU it would be the cop says: “Hey you, are you talking to that lamp post?”

And the drunk says, “So what if I am? Show me the law that says I can’t talk to lamp posts.”

Then the cop says, “No you show me the law that says you can talk to lamp posts. You’re under arrest.”

The only places they enforce law in that way are fascist and communist dictatorships and third world shitholes.

And that is another reason why we had to leave the EU and why we will be followed by (not necessarily in this order, Italy, Denmark, Poland, Hungary, Austria, Finland and the complete disintegration of the EU.

Opted for comfortable retirement before I was fifty due to health problems and burn out. Now spend my time writing and goofing around. Home: northern England..

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