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EU regulation: unbelievable ignorance

EU regulation: unbelievable ignorance

EU regulation: ignorance at large Richard North, 19/06/2013    Follow @eureferendum Caroline Spelman, former environment secretary, writes in Conservative Home, praising the US-EU deal. And, to argue the utility of our membership of the EU, she chooses to focus her...

EU politics: Canada paves the way

Noted by Autonomous Mind and Facebook is an article with links in perfectly with my earlier piece on the US-EU trade deal.The article is in the Canadian Globe and Mail which tells us that the latest “Canada-EU trade deal” is threatened by infighting. This...

Local government: confusion over cuts

To our surprise, though, that figure of near £162 billion actually represents a cut from £172 billion in 2010-11 and £168 billion in 2009-10. Pathetic though the cut is, representing about six percent on a historic peak, we have local authorities whinging about the...

EU politics: hubris in the making

Mr Cameron is playing the EU-US deal extremely big, and the media are giving him his head. Yet, for the prime minister, this is something of a risk. As we pointed out earlier, there are so many imponderables that the end cannot be predicted.However, we are also seeing...
Euro: a perfect metaphor

Euro: a perfect metaphor

Euro: a perfect metaphor Richard North, 17/06/2013    Follow @eureferendum The aircraft is a Nord 2501 Noratlas, originally designed as a French military transport. It was first registered as a civilian aircraft on 12 September 1957 – the year of the Treaty of...

EU politics: uneven benefits from trade deal

The upcoming G8 summit in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, has the Daily Mail focusing on the “£10bn free trade deal with US”, telling us that Mr Cameron will use the summit “to launch talks that could net every British household £380”.This is...

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