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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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by Charles Kennedy MP, President of the European Movement UK The Prime Minister’s speech at the end of January has created a sense of uncertainty and insecurity among those that believe in Britain’s membership of the EU. Many, both within the UK but also among our European and global partners, have expressed concern about the… » read more

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The UK government’s competence review, which will form the backbone of the renegotiation of the UK relationship with the EU that the Prime Minister wants to achieve – has not been completed. Yet there are no prizes for guessing one of the targets in its sights: freedom of movement of workers. The UK government has… » read more

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