Germany stirs political turmoil in Greece… again!
The decision by Alexis Tsipras to resign triggering a new election in Greece came as a shock for much of the European political elite. Actually it was a highly predictable consequence of the bailout he agreed with Greece’s creditors. The simple fact was that Tsipras was elected in January on a groundswell of popular support… Read more
John Redwood: To remain or leave? That is the EU question.
John Redwood’s latest blog discusses the changes to the referendum question and developments in the ‘leave’ campaign I accept the advice of the Electoral Commission. The EU referendum deserves a neutral and clear question. Remain or leave is quite straightforward and meets with general approval as fair. I will vote for that and trust the… Read more
It’s time to regain our borders
Conservative blogger Robert Barnes writes an article for Get Britain Out: This week the official EU estimates from its statistics body Eurostat were released. The projections are a serious cause for concern. By 2080, the UK population will increase by twice as much as the rest of Europe put together. The estimated population is 85… Read more
Britain Does Not Need the EU
Conservative blogger Robert Barnes writes an exclusive article for Get Britain Out: This year marks 40 years since we voted to join the Common Market. No-one under the age of 58 would have been old enough to vote on this particular issue in 1975.
John Redwood: Germany leading or tiring of the EU?
John Redwood’s latest blog discusses Germany’s shifting attitude towards the European project German enthusiasm for a United States of Europe has been a given of the European project. Mrs Merkel is probably allowing herself a little private celebration that once again she has quelled rebels over lending money to Greece and has persuaded her anti… Read more
The Great EU Rip-Off : Eurocrats Stifle our Traditions
The Great EU Rip-Off : Eurocrats Stifle our Traditions Our traditional weights and measures should be freely available to use by consumers and producers. If it were not for resistance to a European Commission directive, Britain would have seen the humble pint being banned by enforced metrication, and landlords designated as ‘rogue traders’ for not conforming to EU rules…. Read more
The EU’s Lose-Lose Energy Policy
Roger Helmer, British MEP for the East Midlands region, and Head of Delegation for the UK Independence Party, has written this exclusive article for Get Britain Out:
Europhile Glee for Obama is Naive
Winston Churchill once famously remarked “We must aim at nothing less than the Union of Europe as a whole”. Often quoted by Europhiles to twist the great Statesman’s legacy – they also forget Churchill also stated ‘If Britain must choose between Europe and the open sea, she must always choose the open sea!’ While some version of ‘ever closer… Read more