Redwood warns business leaders: You no longer have a right to free speech over Brexit

John Redwood: To him, Brexit is about YOU doing what you’re told. So much for taking back our freedom.

How kind of John Redwood to give us all a glimpse of the kind of despotism Tories want to inflict on us all – by trying to inflict it on business bosses first.

He has told company executives that they will pay a “very dear economic and financial price” if they dare to criticise the decision to leave the European Union.

So I’d like to encourage the same bosses to do the exact opposite – starting by exposing Redwood as the windbag he is.

As for the rest of us – let’s ask prime minister Theresa May the question posed on Twitter by Professor Ian Donald: “How is it acceptable for one of your MPs to threaten people with losing their jobs if they are pro-EU? Do you ignore the appalling behaviour of back benchers too?”

We know, now, that Leave only won with the help of vote-rigging internet companies, so people like Redwood have absolutely no business trying to bully anyone.

Let’s all look into ways we can do to him what he’s threatening to do to us.

John Redwood has vowed to punish businesses who speak out in favour of Britain remaining in the European Union.

Mr Redwood, one the most senior Tory Eurosceptics, said companies who did not stay silent on the country’s EU membership would pay a “very dear economic and financial price”.

Chief executives who decide to take a corporate position on the issue could lose their jobs while those campaigning against membership would ensure there were financial consequences, Mr Redwood warned.

The former Welsh secretary demanded firms “keep out” of the debate and “beware” not to “meddle in politics”.

Mr Redwood told a fringe event about Britain’s place in the EU that “the only answer for all concerned is for big business to keep out and not express a corporate view”.

Source: Businesses that speak out for Britain’s EU membership will be punished, vows John Redwood – Telegraph

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9 thoughts on “Redwood warns business leaders: You no longer have a right to free speech over Brexit

  1. Growing Flame

    Amazing! The Tories always did the businessmen’s bidding, but, now ,they are so arrogant, they are telling the businessmen what to say and do. Redwood is forgetting where his money comes from.
    He forgets “He who pays the piper, calls the tune!” He should stop fiddling with his flute and go back to being told what to do by the bankers.

  2. Pat Sheehan

    The true ‘face’ of Tory Britain! Compassionate ‘conservatism’? What was all that garbage about then?

  3. rollo57

    It’s Companies with EU aid that’s pushing the NWO One World Government. It’s a big picture that no-one appears to see. EU for years have been killing competition to Corporations with expensive red tape, while banks have helped with cheap loans.

    Corporations with jobs and Banks with money supply, now control all Central Bank ran nations.

    The Zionist puppet Governments of US, UK, EU have been promoting this by stealth. Who saw the TTIP as part of a grand scheme for One World Government? TPP-TTIP-CETA Treaties, IF all had been signed, would have united over 10 nations in one huge Single Market that excluded BRICS.

    These would have been forced in by wars, financial, sanctioned or miltary,……oh look, it’s started!
    Russia, Iran along with China and a couple more smaller nations are against their NWO. This is why they are being ridiculed by the west, who need a war in order to bring their new world currency in, before the dollar collapse.

    EU signed CETA with Canada, they signed on our behalf, but with Brexit and Trump, TPP-TTIP was shelved. 100 Nations have now signed TPP, waiting for USA when they get rid of Trump, meanwhile, UK are negotiating new deals with EU and Fox is discussing deals with Commonwealth nations, but they’re including ‘Dispute Settlement Agreement’ in these new deals, we rejected this from TTIP back in 2016.

    Now, imagine all these ‘Treaties’ [can’t be altered, broken or changed] between 40 nations and include these too;
    “In 2013 World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair set up the Global Network of Delivery Leaders.”

    Now, what are ‘Delivery Leaders’, who are they ‘delivering and to whom?

    1. Mike Sivier Post author

      Your comment is a little “conspiracy theory-esque” but I think it raises serious questions that need to be asked.

  4. aunty1960

    We dont know that the Brexit Leave vote was won, by vote rigging internet companies many who voted do not take any notice of internet and are not on it.

    People decided for themselves

    same as Trump no matter what so called Russians did people ignored all that and voted because they felt Trump said something to them and he understood them.

    So its all nonsense to blame it on internet campaigns by others. They are not that influential

    Everyone had already made up their minds in last few decades and from personal experience and personal impact.

    Most are not affected by the exposures and issues the so called media PR pundits think about and twitter about. They are affected by things down on the ground

    1. Mike Sivier Post author

      The point is that people’s votes were influenced by these companies sending them the kind of information they wanted. The Brexit vote was very narrow, meaning that even if a small number of people were influenced by vote-rigging companies, they probably affected the result. And people thinking Trump said something to them and understood them BECAUSE THEY HAD IT FROM A VOTE-RIGGING COMPANY were also unduly influenced.

      So it is entirely justified to blame it on internet campaigns. They ARE that influential.

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