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An EU referendum and when?

by the Rt Hon Baroness Joyce Quin, Vice-President of the European Movement UK/// There has been much discussion recently in the press and elsewhere about whether or not an in/out referendum on our membership of the EU should take place and, if so, when such a referendum could or should be held. Last Friday in… » read more

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by Vicky Pryce, economist and former Joint Head of the Government’s Economic Service./// If the recent debate is anything to go by, it seems that immigration will be the main political issue in the UK in 2014. Not only will it be the topic on which the European elections will be fought in May but… » read more

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Toni Giugliano, SNP candidate in the 2014 EP elections/// This year, 2014, will be momentous for Scotland. It will be not only about Scotland’s future in the UK, but also about Scotland’s place in the world. It’ll be a choice between a UK increasingly marginalised at the European fringes and an independent Scotland working constructively… » read more

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by David Clarke, member of the European Movement in Scotland committee. /// Anti-Europeans would have us all believe that the European Union is the source of all our ills and that more and more people in the UK simply want us to leave. But scratch below the surface and you find that attitudes towards the… » read more

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by Magda Stoczkiewicz, Director at Friends of the Earth Europe /// In a recent piece for the EUObserver I highlighted a worrying issue that emerged from last week’s European Council in Brussels: the ‘cut red tape’ initiative promoted by UK Prime Minister David Cameron. The proposal, which was welcomed by other EU leaders, is cause… » read more

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