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By admin, posted on November 1, 2012

Yesterday parliament rose from its slumber, rolled up its sleeves and said “no more” to the European Union. By a wafer thin margin of only 13 votes, parliament last night backed a cut in the EU budget. This morning Nick Clegg says that won’t happen and the government insists it will still go for a… Read more

By admin, posted on October 31, 2012

Tonight’s debate on the EU budget will get a bit confusing. There was originally one amendment that called for a cut in the EU budget. Quite reasonably the authors Mark Pritchard and Mark Reckless noted the cuts at home and believe the EU should do the same. A majority of the Great British Public will… Read more

By admin, posted on October 30, 2012

Wednesday’s crunch vote on the EU budget will show precisely where parliament stands in relation to the EU. As we are all facing cuts, or changes in government spending depending on your perspective, we can all agree that it is not right for the government to send more to the EU. Let us remember the… Read more

By admin, posted on October 29, 2012

A report in the Telegraph has revealed that the European Working Time Directive has forced the closure of 21 maternity or casualty units since 2009 when the Directive first applied to the medical profession. It crucially quotes managers saying that the Directive has left hospitals with too few staff to keep these departments open. The… Read more

By admin, posted on October 27, 2012

The Daily Express carries a story to add to the argument to leave the EU, one that will untangle the myth that we will be hit in the pocket if we left the EU. The bright sparks at Capital Economics have calculated that the British economy will soar beyond the EU economies as we start… Read more

By admin, posted on October 25, 2012

Andrew Lilico today warns of the ‘tyranny of the status quo’ that would threaten the ‘out’ campaign in an EU referendum. In the traditional sense, he is right. Looking back to the AV referendum, people initially gave AV a look but preferred the first past the post system in the end. But to compare the… Read more

By admin, posted on October 23, 2012

William Hague is due to give a speech today warning the EU about British antipathy towards our EU membership. There is all sorts of analysis this morning that it shows this government is inching us towards an EU exit. We live in hope, but everything points to the contrary. Even yesterday David Cameron said he… Read more

By admin, posted on October 22, 2012

It is becoming increasingly acceptable to contemplate the possibility that Britain may leave the EU. First it was among eurosceptics and undecided voters. Now pro-integration Euro-enthusiasts are realising the concept of full European Union (political, social and economic) can only be achieved without British participation. Mary Dejevsky in the Independent this morning highlights the problems… Read more