Tag Archives: EU

The EU CAP damages developing economies – and ours

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We are still paying £11.3 billion a year to be part of a club which cuts the disposable income of the neediest in our society.

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The St George’s Cross has become an emblem of the working class

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Like a vote for Ukip, to fly the St George’s Cross is as much to declare one’s antipathy to the liberal, metropolitan well-to-do middle-classes as it is a protest against the EU.

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EU rejects Osborne’s bank bonus cap challenge

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The UK government’s challenge to the European Union’s cap on bankers’ bonuses has been throw out by the advocate general.

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Five myths about public attitudes towards immigration

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British Future’s report shows how the fear of being stereotyped stops the moderate majority from communicating their ideas.

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EU court rules against UK government on air pollution

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The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has today ruled that the UK government must take urgent action over its failure to tackle air pollution.

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EU benefit tourism was already banned – so what exactly is Cameron boasting about?

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The EU has always permitted restricting social security benefits to European migrants.

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Cameron is playing with fire on the EU

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Cameron’s European policy could signal the end of the UK as we know it.

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EU Commission slaps down George Osborne over rebate claim

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Chancellor George Osborne’s has been slapped down by his EU counterparts and by the Financial Times over his claim to have halved the UK’s £1.7bn EU budget surcharge.

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Seeing off Brexit by changing the Treaty of Rome into a Treaty of Home

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The only way to see off anti-EU and extreme right-wing parties is to start a debate about a radical new direction for Europe.

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The EU must be more vocal in its criticism of Vladimir Putin

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While European governments have taken action against Russia’s violations of Ukrainian sovereignty, too little is being done about its violations of the rights and freedoms of its own population.

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