Tag Archives: European Union

Integration should be the focus of immigration policy, not posturing

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Poverty and job insecurity are more strongly associated with support for UKIP than migration.

Posted in A Britain We All Call Home | Also tagged , , , , , , | 28 Responses

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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Britain’s credit rating safer under Labour, says S&P

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Britain’s triple A credit rating would be better protected under a Labour government than under the the Tories.

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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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TTIP free trade deal hit by fresh blow

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Momentum against TTIP is building on both sides of the Atlantic.

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The EU-Canada trade deal is a Trojan Horse for corporate power

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It is a direct threat to any future British government’s ability to fully renationalise the NHS.

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Boris’ Europe report: what can we learn?

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Good for rich investors and big business, less so for everyone else.

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Message to David Cameron: you have no evidence the benefit system acts as a ‘magnetic pull’

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There’s very little evidence of the ‘magnetic pull’ of our benefits system. But there is evidence which suggests the Prime Minister wants to win back disillusioned Tory voters who’ve been attracted by UKIP.

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Poor people in Britain – poorer than those in similar-sized economies

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Incomes in the West Midlands are significantly lower than in the poorest regions of Germany, France, Belgium, Austria, Denmark, Sweden and Finland.

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Why the left should be just as angry about Juncker as David Cameron

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The fact that David Cameron recognises the unsuitability of Jean Claude Juncker doesn’t make it any less true.

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