Tag Archives: European Parliament

EU Euphemisms . . .

“The European Union is a remote, elite, bureaucratic, anti-democratic form of supranational governance, to which our politicians have delegated power. Its political objectives transcend national interests: our votes cannot change policy or trajectory. It is unaccountable, and rides roughshod over … Continue reading

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A Neat Summary . . .

Here is good summary of how “Europe” works by a Labour MEP.  Many of the points he makes (eg : In fact, for any proposal to become law at European level, it must be approved by both elected members of … Continue reading

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Composition of the next European Parliament . . .

This “infographic” gives some information about the composition of the next European Parliament which begins its eighth session today.  There are 73 British MEPs, but they look distinctly off colour.  Rough channel crossing, or air sickness I expect, or was … Continue reading

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Cool . . .

A nice, sensible, measured account of the electoral process for a new President of the European Commission from the European Movement, of which I am a devoted supporter.  (OK you can blank out now). EU leaders nominated Jean-Claude Juncker to … Continue reading

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