Tag Archives: Europe

Until recently the Tories said Jose Manuel Barroso’s views were ‘definitive’

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When the European Commission President agrees with David Cameron his views are ‘definitive’.

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Row over CETA free trade deal escalates

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The row between Canada and Germany over the future of the stalled CETA free trade deal rumbles on after Germany said it wanted to re-open the talks.

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Why I’m fighting the anti-democratic TTIP

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The role of politicians is to represent the interests of society, not corporations.

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A lesson in democracy – from the European Parliament

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When it comes to representative democracy, Parliament could learn a thing or two from Europe.

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The Conservatives’ plan to scrap the Human Rights Act will be applauded by dictators around the world

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Chris Grayling’s proposals are a calculated move to win over UKIP’s growing constituency of angry little men.

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The biggest threat to our human rights comes not from European judges in Strasbourg but from the Conservative party

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As the Kremlin looks on with glee, the Labour message must be clear: not in our name.

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The Tory human rights plan: not as significant at it sounds

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If the acid test is whether the plan would prevent another Abu Qatada or prison votes row – then it fails.

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Is Lord Hill’s appointment really a ‘victory for Britain’?

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The tendency to see EU policy as a battle between competing nations should be more problematic for the left.

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The right is split – good news for the left

David Cameron, the Member for Brussels Central, has run out of ways to lie to his eurosceptic backbenchers – rejoice!

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Cameron’s migrant benefit move is even worse than you think

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The latest restrictions on migrants claiming benefits won’t only harm migrant workers but also Britons.

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