Elephant Trophies & Puppy Trafficking… The EU’s ‘Good’ Animal Rights Record
This article was first posted on Huffington Post. It is sometimes said the European Union plays a major role in the protection of animals across the globe. However, this is not a subject that critics of the Union put under the microscope on a regular basis. When critical stories do arise they come as no surprise… Read more
On the EU, the CBI speaks for itself, not British interests
This article was first cross-posted for ConservativeHome. Yesterday, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) attempted to make the case for Britain staying in a reformed European Union. In their report, ‘Choosing Our Future’, they advocate voting to remain in the EU because, they claim, it will benefit UK businesses. Let’s remember, the CBI was a… Read more
Open Letter to Lord Rose of Monewden, Chairman of Britain Stronger in Europe
Dear Lord Rose With respect, and as we are great admirers of what you achieved while you were at M&S, it pains us to say that as the Chairman of the new ‘Remain’ campaign, you have been rather cynically used by those spin doctors and politicians who dominate your new campaign. We are afraid many… Read more
EU Chooses Corporatism On E-Cigarettes
This article was cross-posted for The Commentator
An Open Letter to Megan Dunn, President of the NUS
This article was first cross-posted for The Huffington Post Dear Megan Dunn, I hope this open letter will lead to politically aware Eurosceptic students coming out of hiding. From experience, going against the grain, and in particularly the directives of the National Union of Students (NUS), is frowned upon strongly by your representatives, and I apologise… Read more
The EU Referendum Is Being Swept Under The Carpet
This article was first cross-posted for Breitbart London. While Labour remains in disarray, the makeup of the Conservative Party will be very important for the Brexit campaign. As many front benchers espouse the regular platitudes to please their voters, it is clear the gap between the Conservative grassroots and the front bench is getting larger.
Merkel Set to Win Nobel Prize After Disastrous Year for Europe
UPDATE: In the end, it went to the National Dialogue Quartet in Tunisia. But why was Merkel even in the running? For bringing social devastation to Europe and exacerbating a refugee crisis that is causing mayhem across the continent? This article was first cross-posted for The Commentator Nelson Mandela, Mother Teresa and Martin Luther King… Read more
Theresa May changes her mind on the EU and borders.
John Redwood’s latest blog discusses Theresa May’s immigration based speech at the Conservative Party conference Mrs May has travelled a long way since 2002 and her modernising agenda. More recently she asked the Conservative party to vote to sacrifice criminal justice powers to the EU when we had no need to do so. Yesterday she… Read more