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By admin, posted on September 26, 2014

Laszlo Andor, the departing European Commissioner for Employment, couldn’t resist one last parting shot against Britain. Last night Andor demanded Britain do more to protect the rights of EU migrants within this country, dismissing the idea foreign workers are a burden on the British economy and society.

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By admin, posted on September 22, 2014

The Scottish Independence referendum campaign holds many lessons for any future In/Out vote on Britain’s membership of the European Union. Some of these lessons are positive; whilst others are undoubtedly a cause for worry, but Euro sceptics must take note either way.

By admin, posted on September 17, 2014

As we approach the start of Autumn next week, a European Union regulation is set to cause havoc throughout the season. A Brussels Directive from 2009 declared truck drivers had to either undertake extensive re-training by this September or face a £1,000 fine. Many have taken option three – early retirement – leaving our transport… Read more

By admin, posted on September 15, 2014

If there is one thing the average MEP is not known for, its integrity. As such, yesterday’s revelations that MEPs have been caught with their fingers in the till yet again is unsurprising. UKIP MEP James Carver has discovered 106 “free” iPad Minis were recently granted to MEPs. With the price of a new iPad Mini at… Read more

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By admin, posted on September 12, 2014

Over twenty of the country’s leading economists and economic commentators have backed calls for an In/Out referendum on the subject of Britain’s relationship with the EU.

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By admin, posted on September 10, 2014

Credit where its due; Jean Claude Juncker has played a blinder today. Over the past week – fuelled by ‘leaked documents’ and hyperbole – the European Commission had allowed it to be known that Britain would receive the obscure Climate Change and Energy brief.

By admin, posted on September 8, 2014

Last week the European Union announced it was giving €499 million in aid to one of Africa’s poorest countries, the Republic of Benin. With 40% of the population living below the poverty line, 65% lacking access to clean drinking water and one of the highest infant mortality rates in the world, there are few countries… Read more

By admin, posted on September 3, 2014

On Monday the true extent of Britain’s ability to influence EU legislation was laid bare. Business for Britain has revealed 84% of motions in the European Parliament were approved despite British MEPs resistance. Of the 576 motions which a majority of British MEPs opposed, 485 were passed.