John Redwood MP: The death of democracy in Greece?
This article was originally published on John Redwood’s Diary. It is one of those ironies of history that democracy should be under such pressure in the European country commonly claimed to be its birthplace. The most recent Greek election and the battles over Greek policy within the Euro have been about whether national democracy is… Read more
British government stifles EU debate. Frit?
This article has been crossposted on The Commentator. Is Britain’s democracy broken? If you witnessed the European Scrutiny Committee questioning of William Hague last week, you could be forgiven for thinking so. Get Britain Out was invited to watch Hague being grilled by Eurosceptic MPs about why EU topics are not getting time for debate in the House of Commons. Hague neither confirmed… Read more
The European Union Needs Us Far More than We Need Them
This week EU Trade Commissioner Cecila Malmstroem (no, you aren’t expected to recognise the name) warned Britain’s exit from the European Union would be a “disaster” both for Britain and the rest of the EU. This was announced on the same day a joint report entitled “The Scaremongers” was released by Global Britain and the… Read more
John Mills: Prime Minister Miliband Should Offer the Voters an EU Referendum
John Mills is an economist, entrepreneur and political commentator, as well as the Labour Party’s largest donor. He is also Chairman and Founder of JML – the consumer goods company, which is one of Britain’s fastest growing businesses. He has written this exclusive article for Get Britain Out: The polls and electoral arithmetic are pretty… Read more
An Ideal EU? Not Likely.
Business for Britain has just published its pamphlet “The Change We Need”, listing 10 reform proposals the EU could adopt to make our membership of the EU more palatable to the British public. The points they propose attempt to address the superficial ‘problems’ which result from our membership of the EU: An end to ‘ever… Read more
Graham Stringer MP: The EU Makes a Mockery of Workers’ Rights
Graham Stringer, Labour MP for Blackley and Broughton and former Government Whip under Tony Blair, has written this exclusive article for Get Britain Out: The EU Makes a Mockery of Workers’ Rights One of the oddities of contemporary British party politics is that the ‘right’ have almost monopolised scepticism and opposition to the EU.
The hypocrisy of the EU’s demand for a female quota in the boardroom
As we celebrate the 40th anniversary of Margaret Thatcher becoming Leader of the Conservative Party in 1975, the EU is trying to undermine the success of the Iron Lady – as well as all accomplished women. The EU is forcing through positive discrimination policies. Clearly when it comes to equality, the Eurocrats take the “do… Read more
David Cameron reveals he could hold a referendum as early as next year
David Cameron has given his strongest indication yet of his desire to rush forward his planned EU referendum to as early as next year, the Daily Express has learned. The Prime Minister privately told Tory MPs that he would be “delighted” to trigger the historic national poll on Britain’s ties with Brussels much sooner than… Read more