Will Britain Face The Same EU Dilemma As Greece?
Will Britain face the same dilemma as Greece? Early this morning Greek MPs voted in favour of a second set of EU imposed austerity measures which will enable an €86 billion (£59 billion) European Union bailout. The reforms include an overhaul of the judiciary system and changes to the Greek banking sector. The fact… Read more
Declining EU is overrated as a trading power
Pro-EU groups like British Influence always emphasise the importance of EU trade to Britain’s economy as a reason why we should not even be thinking of heading to the exit door. What they seem to miss out is the fact our exports to the EU are on a downward trajectory.
EU Uses Fear of Terror to Expand its Surveillance Powers
Over growing fears of Islamist terror attacks, the EU is exploiting public fear to expand its surveillance capabilities. This conceited effort to override current national co-operation is not the solution. MEP’s have now passed a resolution which will expand the EU’s security capabilities, and reduce civil liberties. The proposal aims to collect and retain sensitive… Read more
John Redwood: The UK should not pay a penny more to the EU
John Redwood’s latest blog discusses the EU’s efforts to take as much UK taxpayer’s money as possible The UK is constantly being mugged by the EU.In recent years the UK state has had to pay fines in excess of £500 million for infringing EU rules. We have recently been faced with an additional bill for… Read more
Brussels Belittles Women With PC-Crusade Against the ‘Glass Ceiling’
Amid the tumult of Greek debt negotiations – the EU’s “Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality” has proposed imposing bizarre new measures to encourage more women to stay in science and technical careers, citing a “glass ceiling” holding back their advancement. It will surprise absolutely no one the measures reek of misguided political correctness. Some of the measures include “diversity lessons… Read more
EU Tyranny Finally Crushes the Birthplace of Democracy
After around 17 hours of emergency talks in Brussels, a “deal” was finally been reached over a third bailout for Greece. According to EU President Donald Tusk, Eurozone leaders reached a “unanimous” agreement. Yet it appears the cost for this agreement is nothing less than the surrender by the Greek government of its fiscal autonomy…. Read more
EU Supercomputer to Spy on All Public Transport at Your Expense
A new EU initiative will see data from all journeys made by public transport tracked and stored in an EU supercomputer by 2020. This will not only require the installation of expensive tracking equipment, it would also require a vast network of computers and operators to be able to manage all of the data. This raises many questions such as: Where would the… Read more
Mrs Merkel’s dilemma over Greece
The latest entry in John Redwood’s Diary discusses the German Chancellor’s dilemma over Greece Mrs Merkel seems to be at war with herself. Euro Merkel knows she has to do what it takes to keep the Euro together, and to advance her European dream of a German led united Euro area – or EU as… Read more