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The four best opinion pieces on Ed Miliband’s Europe speech

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Some of the most interesting comment pieces on Ed Miliband’s Europe speech.

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Ed Miliband is right, the promise of an EU referendum won’t win the 2015 election

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Ed Miliband understands that people want a government that understands their concerns about Europe but is not obsessed with it.

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Opinion: the Conservatives will live to regret the EU referendum

Europe has long been a problem for the Conservative Party and whichever way the EU referendum goes has pitfalls for the Prime Minister.

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Queen’s Speech amendment ‘venal act of self indulgence’, says former Tory MP

A possible Conservative amendment to the Queen’s Speech condemning it for failing to include a bill advocating a referendum on EU membership would be a “venal act of self indulgence” that could be the beginning of the end of the Conservatives in office, a former Conservative MP has claimed.

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Blaming the EU is an easy way out. Leaving it would be bad for Britain

When Europe comes to the fore of politics in Britain, the polls shift in favour of staying, as they did after David Cameron’s speech. When it comes to the crunch, however, the voting public are too clever to turn away from our most valuable relationship.

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Comment: PMQs – Miliband exposes Conservative divisions over the EU

TweetOnce again the issue of the United Kingdom’s relationship with the European Union risks sending the Conservative Party into a frenzy of debate and division.  Since becoming leader, David Cameron has tried his utmost to cast off his Party’s past. It was his plan to make sure that the Conservatives were no longer the po-faced […]

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Cameron’s Gathering EU Storm

TweetThe forthcoming speech by David Cameron, set to define the Conservative’s long-term attitude to EU membership, is due soon. Egged on by an anti-EU right wing cabal of the 2010 intake of Eurosceptic MPs, others fearing for their seats because of the recent bounce by the head bangers in UKIP, plus the anti EU media, […]

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Hollande says UK’s future lies within Europe

David Cameron rolled out the red carpet for François Hollande’s visit to the UK yesterday, in his official visit as French President.

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Cameron criticised for doing the “hokey cokey” over an EU referendum

Cameron is reluctant to call for an EU referendum but he is fully aware that he is losing supporters to UKIP.

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Four reasons Britain should stay in the EU

As a Daily Express poll shows a large number of Britons in favour of a referendum on EU membership, we outline the case for Britain remaining in Europe.

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