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Events over the last few days should not come as a surprise. Mr Cameron has for a while now been unable to impose his authority upon his party on the issue of EU membership. Even though he has expressed the wish to keep Britain in the EU (albeit the reduced, one-dimensional and irrelevant EU he… » read more

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by Lord Bowness, Chairman of the EU Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection Sub-Committee and Lord Hannay of Chiswick, Chairman of the EU Home Affairs, Education and Health Sub-Committee Protocol 36 to the EU Treaties enables the UK Government to choose whether or not the UK should continue to be bound by around 130 police and… » read more

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Last Tuesday, the Financial Times reported that the French and German governments, acting together, had decided not to make any contribution to the work of the British Coalition government’s “Review of Competences,” a study set up as part of the Coalition agreement in 2010 to review the legislative competences of the European Union. Some European… » read more

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If all government spending was subject to the same amount of scrutiny the EU budget is then maybe the world (certainly public finances) would be in a better state. Watching EU member states labour over what accounts for a mere 1% of government spending makes one wonder. Some of the statesmen and stateswomen who point… » read more

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