EU politics: simply not true

“Members of the European Parliament have paved the way for hundreds of millions of pounds of subsidies to go to Europe’s tobacco farmers — even though Brussels spends huge amounts on anti-smoking campaigns”, write Edward Malnick and Robert Mendick...

EU politics

EU politics: power equates to size Richard North, 04/02/2013    Follow @eureferendum The rationale for Europe is not peace … it is about power, says Tony Blair, who equates power with size of population.  You would think, after all this time, this man would know...

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...

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