Category Archives: Europe

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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The Only Certainty is Uncertainty . . .

  I have taken the liberty of emphasising certain phrases in this article.  The responsibility – demonstrating my prejudices – is mine and mine alone, and does not represent the views of the author, Brendan Donnelly. 24 February 2015 The … 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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How UKIP could seriously damage your wealth . . .

The following Euroblog post may sound a bit like a prophecy of doom.  It may be overstated – I am not qualified to know.  But, I think it is a useful reminder that leaving the EU is not some easy … Continue reading

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UK’s lack of strategic thinking . . .

I never had any intention of turning this blog into a pro-europe rant, but the attitude of the Prime Minister and some of his back bench MPs is so hostile to the EU that I feel that somebody (a voter, … 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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