More than a decade ago, Ken Clarke and his fellow €urophiles were warning us that unless we joined the €uro, our economy would be wrecked. Financial services would move en masse to Frankfurt. Foreign investors would shun us. We should be left behind. But he was wrong. It is the €urozone which is wrecked, with [...]Continue Reading →
The EU-USA trade deal is set to bring benefits to both the European Union and the United States. However, what about the UK?
The USA and the UK have one of the closest trading and political relationships in the world. According to figures produced by the Office of National Statistics, the UK enjoyed over £203, 000 [...]Continue Reading →
News, views and reactions to developments on the EU:
Having just come back from the Bilderberg Group meeting, the Prime Minister makes the case for the UK to remain part of the EU.
Iceland’s bid to join the [...]Continue Reading →
“Holiday entitlements of 80 days a year. Salaries of €15,000 per month for non-management positions. Early retirement at 63. Disproportionately generous pensions. Bonuses equivalent to 16 per cent of wages. School fees for children paid by the employer. No prospect of compulsory redundancy. Welcome to life as a European Union official – or at least [...]Continue Reading →