Tag Archives: José Manuel Barroso

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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More EU woe for slippery Salmond as Barroso shuns Sturgeon

Alex Salmond and the SNP suffered another EU slapdown this week as EC President Jose Manuel Barroso shunned Nicola Sturgeon.

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SNP EU membership row: Barroso could shun talks with Sturgeon

EC president Jose Manuel Barroso could shun talks with SNP deputy first minister Nicola Sturgeon as the row over Scotland’s future EU membership intensifies.

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Watch: EC President Barroso on Scotland: A new state “has to apply for membership”

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso today reiterated the position that an independent Scotland would have to reaplly for membership of the EU.

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Plan for EU banking union unveiled

TweetGlenis Willmott MEP, Labour Leader in Europe and MEP for the East Midlands  Last week the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, unveiled plans for a European banking union, which I discussed with Andrew Neil on today’s Daily Politics. After months and months of indecision, ineffective policies, and, quite frankly, incompetence, it seems that finally some […]

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Fresh blow for Salmond as Barroso stalls SNP’s EU membership plans

The President of the European Commission,José Manuel Durão Barroso, has seemingly holed the SNP’s policy on EU membership, reports Ed Jacobs.

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Tories defend banks against Barroso, Europe, and reason

Alex Hern addresses the conservative reaction to the agency workers directive and the financial transaction tax, both proposals coming from Europe.

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Barroso joins the international push for Plan B

José Manuel Barroso has called for an end to austerity all across the European Union, reports Left Foot Forward’s Alex Hern.

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