Cameron Fails to Block Juncker
Today has confirmed what Eurosceptics have known for the past month: Jean-Claude Juncker will be the next President of the European Commission, whether we like it or not. ‘Cast-Iron’ Dave has lost his uphill battle to block this ‘drunk who has cognac for breakfast’ from the top job in Europe.
Britain is Powerless to Set the Rules
“We must stay in the EU”, the argument goes, and wearily continues: “Without a seat at the top table, we lose our ability to influence the direction of Europe”. It is worth asking in whose interest this argument is usually wielded.
Europhiles are Afraid of the Unknown
We are often told that markets react badly to uncertainty, but this fear of the unknown isn’t a unique quality. It’s essentially human, so no matter how terrible the European Union is, or how much worse it will become, some will still cling dear to the devil they know. If this fear of the dark… Read more
Britain Has In-Built Advantages
We hear that leaving the EU would diminish Britain’s standing on the world stage so often that you could be forgiven for believing it. We no longer have a say in setting European directives. The Special Relationship with America is all but destroyed. Our hopes of signing trade deals with economic giants like China and India have been reduced to ashes.
PM Rules Out Border Control
This week the Prime Minister ruled out taking action to reduce the number of EU migrants coming to Britain. Cameron defended the EU’s freedom of movement, saying it is right people should be able to move across Europe for work.
Benefits Tourism is the Big Issue
Street magazine The Big Issue was founded to give the most vulnerable in society a genuine opportunity to earn a living legally. Showing the degree to which the original mission has gone off-track, in many cases it is now being used as a means to legitimise the impoverished Eastern European underclass in Britain.
Queen’s Speech Ignores European Election Results
Good news for the two million people who voted for either the Greens or the Lib Dems: The Queen’s Speech has confirmed there WILL be a bill introducing a 5p tax on plastic bags. Worse news for the eight million people who voted for UKIP or the Conservatives: the Queen’s Speech makes no mention of… Read more
Stagnant EU Tells Britain How to Run the Economy
Until last year you’d be forgiven for not believing the recovery was its way. In the last year however, Britain has finally started to enjoy the fruits of several harsh years of austerity. GDP is up, unemployment is down and the long-awaited feel good factor is set to follow.