Happy North East No Vote Day
Today is the 12 month aniversary of the people of the North East voting a big fat NO! to the North East Regional Assembly (NERA).
Despite the resounding 78% no vote, the British government have continued to allow the NERA to remain in existance and have even given it more powers. The people of the north east didn't want it, they couldn't have made it any more clear than in the biggest ever defeat a British government has ever had in a referendum. It's still there as a beacon to the contempt the British government holds the people in.
In honour of the British government's most resounding and humiliating defeat and as a mark of respect for the passing of democracy and representation of the people in the north east euroregion, I would like to wish the people of the north east euroregion a happy North East No Vote Day.
I would also like to specifically mention the north east's greatest professional protester, Neil Herron. Without this man and his band of merry men (and women) educating the peope of the north east it might not have been the humiliation the British government deserved and received.