EU politics: that Norwegian fax machine again

Approval of those horrid GM crops is, as we saw earlier, is part of the Single Market acquis, which means that the EEA would appear to be involved – and indeed it is.But, if legend has got it right, the moment that dreaded fax machine started chattering with the...

Fisheries policy: amateurs’ corner

From our perspective, though, the really interesting thing about the whole dispute, is what the ignorant hacks have completely missed. The UK – although having two dogs in the fight (holding 60 percent of the EU mackerel quota, while also processing fish from the...

Booker: MPs plumb new depths

I don’t think anyone I’ve spoken to about that debate has been in the least bit impressed by the performance of our MPs. Witterings was so depressed that he had to take a break.It is not surprising therefore, that Booker – in and amongst a nightmare week...

EU referendum: a word on the beach

A bizarrely complacent Nigel (now Lord) Lawson told the Financial Times last week that David Cameron’s plan to negotiate a better deal with Europe was likely to fail and the British people would see through any “make believe” new settlement.Quite...
UK politics: this explains a great deal

UK politics: this explains a great deal

UK politics: this explains a great deal Richard North, 02/02/2013    Follow @eureferendum We (or, at least, I) tended to think Mr Cameron was being deliberately untruthful (aka lying) when he so often claimed that government debt was going down. It never occurred to...

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