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By admin, posted on January 14, 2013

Today’s City AM reports that business leaders are backing an EU referendum. This is most welcome, only 26% want the status quo according to a poll among the British Chambers of Commerce. It shows that the business community want a change in our relations with the EU and that the people should be consulted. The… Read more

By admin, posted on January 10, 2013

The Spectator carries a story today on the Prime Minister’s ‘EU speech’ to be given sometime this month. It does not make encouraging reading. David Cameron expects the British public to trust another of his promises and wait for him to give us a referendum in 2018 after the next election. This is after he’s… Read more

By admin, posted on January 9, 2013

Yesterday the EU revealed its worst ever set of unemployment statistics, with near on 12% unemployment across the EU. The figures get worse when you look at the Eurozone states. It therefore came as a bit of a surprise this morning to find business leaders encouraging the government to stay in the EU, a union… Read more

By admin, posted on January 7, 2013

This morning David Cameron again trails the ‘renegotiation’ line, reacting to concerns that come January 2014 hundreds of thousands of Bulgarians and Romanians will head to Britain as transition controls expire. He has spoken of limiting the benefits of those coming to the UK under EU expansion. If the Prime Minister is to limit the… Read more

By admin, posted on January 4, 2013

Sir Richard Branson wrote yesterday that Britain must stay in the EU. This is after he made plans to relocate his business to Switzerland. Enough said. Image: Flickr

By admin, posted on January 2, 2013

You can only judge a horse by its form. So it comes as no surprise that John Cridland, head of the Confederation of British Industry, called for Britain to stay in the EU. This is the same CBI that said Britain should join the Euro. It is nothing new to see big business takes this… Read more

By admin, posted on December 20, 2012

It’s not that difficult to drop the odd bit of change down the sofa or leave a fiver in a trouser pocket before you put it in the washing machine. It does, however, take some damn effort to lose £1.2bn, as the EU has admitted today. Even worse, this is on their superfluous ‘aid’ programmes…. Read more

By admin, posted on December 19, 2012

The EU-enthusiasts say that if we’re not at the “heart of Europe” (yes, they do continue to confuse Europe with the EU) then business will suffer. They bleat that it causes uncertainty, that we won’t be able to go it alone, that we need to be ‘at the table’ to be influential. As British opinion… Read more