Tag Archives: European Parliament

The world of diplomacy


Its fascinating to see that Donald Trump who is not yet President of the USA and so has so far only a modest grasp of his forthcoming role in the most powerful nation in the world until mid January 2021 … Continue reading

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Who has the most influence


Although we are in the process of bowing out from the European Union, we still have 73 MEPs who are paid to represent us in the European Parliament. 73 men and women who are supposed to ensure that our voices … Continue reading

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The democratic potency of the EU


The referendum is over, the Leave campaign achieved its outcome and all of us must now settle down while our democratic representatives focus on achieving the best Brexit outcome for the nation that they can. As someone wrote to me … Continue reading

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Democracy on whose terms?


The three core issues that appear to have arisen in the arguments about June’s referendum are those of democracy; ie that the EU is anti-democratic, finance; the cost of the EU to you and me and Immigration; control of our … Continue reading

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A strange outcome


In considering how to vote in the forthcoming EU referendum, it is important to read and listen to as many sources as possible including those from people who might otherwise take different views to our own. It is particularly important … Continue reading

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Time for an integrity check


Daniel Hannan, Conservative MEP for our region is backing the Brexit campaign, along with a number of other Conservative MEPs including Syed Kamall, MEP for London and also the leader of the Conservatives in the European Parliament. Add to these … Continue reading

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How to ensure other people make the rules


The constant criticism of Eurosceptics such my MEPs Diane James, Nigel Farage, Ray Finch (all members of UKIP) along with Janice Atkinson (no longer allowed to be a member of UKIP) and Daniel Hannan (Conservative) that too many of our laws are decided by other … Continue reading

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