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Onwards And Outwards: EU Villains In Greek Tragedy

24 July 2015   In the last month, the EU’s harrowing treatment of Greece has reached fever pitch. Let’s not forget we nearly joined the Euro, securing an opt-out in the Maastricht Treaty of 1992, so we are lucky to be averting the disaster which has befallen Greece. Had we joined the Euro then, our economy would have buckled beneath the weight of the 2008 Recession, because we would be trapped inside .....continue reading

EU Shame: Just Nine Meps Bother To Turn Up For Crucial Debate To Protect British Business

17 July 2015   A chamber built to host the passionate debates of 500 politicians shamed the European Union today as just NINE MEPs bothered to turn up to a crucial debate affecting all businesses in Britain. The hall, designed as a stage for political argument and skilful decision making, was so empty it looked more like a page from the Where’s Wally? children's books. And the barren scene will surely ha .....continue reading

EU Scandal: Britain Gets Just 49p For Every £1 Paid To Brussels… And Could Reduce Further

17 July 2015   Britain receives just 49p of every £1 paid to the European Union, a damning new report has revealed. The current terms of the UK’s membership of the EU are “unacceptable” according to a Business for Britain 1,032 page report . It claims Britain’s influence in the EU is declining and said the UK must leave the union unless fundamental reforms were secured. The .....continue reading

End To Meddling European Judges?

17 July 2015   British courts could soon be free to rule on human rights cases without interference from judges in Strasbourg, the Government has hinted. Justice Secretary Michael Gove revealed he was willing to leave the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) after declaring he could not give a "100 per cent guarantee" that the UK would remain signed up to the treaty. His insistence that Britain could thr .....continue reading

Hypocrisy Of The First Order: Outrage As Europe Fines UK £642m For Poor Accounting

17 July 2015   Anger flared on Monday 13 July 2015 after the European Commission brazenly fined Britain £642 million for poor accounting. The draconian financial punishment was imposed because Brussels bean counters claimed the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs had failed to properly administer EU farm payments. The huge fine was last night branded “hypocrisy of the first order&rdq .....continue reading

Britons "to Be Fined By Meddling European Union For Not Recycling Enough"

17 July 2015   Britons could be fined for not recycling enough under controversial new plans set out by meddling Eurocrats. Households will be forced to recycle or reuse a staggering 70 per cent of their rubbish under the European Parliament's proposals. Families could also be given smaller dustbins to ensure they meet the target, backed by MEPs at a summit yesterday. Last year the 28 members of the European .....continue reading

Brexit Vote Could Trigger European Free Market

17 July 2015   A British vote to leave the European Union could spark a movement towards free markets across the continent. A British exit from the EU could spark a free market “chain reaction” across the continent, encouraging countries such as Denmark and Sweden to take control of their own destiny. Politicians from Switzerland and Iceland’s largest parties claim the UK would be able to sta .....continue reading

Britain Forced To Hand £1.7bn More To European Union, Budget Papers Reveal

17 July 2015   BRITISH taxpayers are expected to be forced to hand over an extra £1.7billion more to the EU over the next five years than previously thought, Budget documents revealed. Figures showed that the UK's contribution to Brussels coffers is set to be higher than estimated at the last Budget in March. Most of the rise will be the result of revised forecasts of the amount of VAT collected by the G .....continue reading

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