Category Archives: British Influence

EU not so dreadful after all . . .

Jude Kirton-Darling is  a Labour MEP for the North East. She has a knack of digging out relevant stuff that you will never see in the main stream media, and then putting in language I can understand.  This is a … Continue reading

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Get the Politicians to do their job . . . what ?

Another good piece from British Influence. Those of a nervous disposition, should look away now . . . How can the business community get its act together on Europe? Get the politicians to do their job Posted on the British … Continue reading

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Frans Timmermans has his say . . .

This is another copy and paste job by yours truly. It doesn’t half save a lot of time spent f0rmatting . . . A neat summary, and good points . . . But I doubt any UK news media outlet … Continue reading

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Norway – good example for the UK – or not ?

Norway’s minister for Europe has warned Britain of serious consequences for economic and security policy if it leaves the European Union. Before a visit to London, during which he will meet Foreign Office ministers and officials, Vidar Helgesen, Norway’s minister … Continue reading

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Euromyths . . .

Here are a couple of infographics which go some way to counteract the myths which are actively promoted by some of our newspapers and politicians . . . Click on the pic to enlarge it Published by British Influence and … Continue reading

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“Us (endlessly losing) against Them” . . .

Presenting the European issue as “Us (endlessly losing) against Them” isn’t just rotten policy: it is rotten politics. By Anthony Cary, former British Ambassador to Sweden and High Commissioner to Canada. Perhaps the outcome in Rochester will finally persuade the … Continue reading

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Infographics from British Influence . . .

British Influence regularly publishes infographics about the EU, and they are usually quite informative (as you would hope), and supply news that ther media do not cover, or contradict news that the media have reported with economy of truth.  A … Continue reading

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We need a sensible, serious debate on immigration . . .

The following comes from the British Influence blog and is was written by a Conservative MEP.  I should think he will be thrown out of the Party soon ! By Sajjad Karim, Conservative Party MEP for North West England – … Continue reading

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Some good bits in here . . .

A long blog entry by Imke Henkel* in the British Influence blog –  but there is some good stuff in it . . . “An article in the German news magazine Der Spiegel generated headlines in the UK press over … Continue reading

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Things the media don’t tell you – 3 . . .

Another couple of useful infographics from British Influence . . .   If you want to know what is really going on with regard to the EU, British Influence provides a good counterblast to the rubbish from Westminster and the … Continue reading

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