Europhile Glee for Obama is Naive
Winston Churchill once famously remarked “We must aim at nothing less than the Union of Europe as a whole”. Often quoted by Europhiles to twist the great Statesman’s legacy – they also forget Churchill also stated ‘If Britain must choose between Europe and the open sea, she must always choose the open sea!’ While some version of ‘ever closer… Read more
David Cameron’s Renegotiation is Already Dead
Having promised an IN/OUT referendum on Britain’s EU membership by 2017, David Cameron has succeeded in muzzling the Eurosceptic wing of his party – for the moment. Some Eurosceptics are taking the “wait and see” approach, while David Cameron’s renegotiation on the terms of our EU membership goes on, under the illusion he might secure some adequate reforms. Now… Read more
Controlling our borders
John Redwood’s latest blog discusses how the UK can secure its borders Deciding who can become a citizen of a country and who cannot, and deciding who is welcome as a visitor and who is not, is fundamental to that country’s sovereignty. Most UK voters wish to live in a democratic country where the government… Read more
Germany – The Dominating Puppet-Master of Europe
The crisis in Greece last month and the subsequent bailout deal have laid bare the dominance of Germany over the EU and Eurozone nations. When crunch talks came it was German Chancellor Angela Merkel who dictated proceedings, refusing to authorise Greek debt relief in order to protect German banks which possess the majority of the… Read more
Now the European Union Manipulates Britain’s University Students
The luvvies have been out in force again, falling over themselves in order to promote the supposed “benefits” of Britain remaining in the EU.
John Redwood MP: European or UK Borders?
The current chaos in Calais is no advert for common borders and EU involvement in migration policy. The introduction of the Schengen system of no borders between most EU countries has to be coupled with a strong border wherever a Schengen EU country shares a frontier or faces across the sea to a non EU nation.
Lynton Crosby’s Poll is a Headache for Cameron
Senior Tories were present at a summer party held at Chequers recently, where David Cameron showed off the barbecue grill gifted to him by United States President Barack Obama. Lynton Crosby, the political guru who masterminded the Tories’ election victory in May, was also a guest, and he had something more interesting to show off. A secret poll on the reasons the public voted for… Read more
Has the Troika destroyed Greece?
When the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says he does not agree with the 3rd bailout plan, but will ‘implement it anyway’, the complete capitulation of a nation is there for all to see. The so-called Troika, which consists of the European Union, the International Monetary Fund, and the European Central Bank, have enforced terms which also serve as a… Read more