The extent to which EU requirements and directives are now actively damaging our economy and frustrating our ability to put things right is noteworthy.
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Come and see Open Europe’s simulation tomorrow, starring Andrea Leadsom MP, Pierre Lellouche, John Bruton, Urban Ahlin and Lucio Caracciolo.
Abusing those of us who call for extending the transitional controls of Romanians and Bulgarians for another five years solves nothing. The EU needs to change.
The Commission’s rejection of eleven national parliaments’ wielding of a yellow card shows that parts of it are completely out of touch.
We must be able to ease the pressure on our infrastructure and public services – and remove access to benefits.
WATCH: James Wharton’s EU Bill clears the Commons – speaking beforehand, he describes it as a “significant step”
“We are a significant step closer to letting people decide – to letting Britain decide – on our future in the European Union,” says the MP.
When the target was set in 2009, EU migration had, for the previous decade, been largely cancelled out by British emigration. That is no longer the case.
His ‘How We Invented Freedom’ is a lovely essay. Oh, and we talk about ‘Western’ values just to be polite to the Germans, French and Spanish.
But they’ll still have to meet there. Plus: Cameron gets his way on the EU budget. Remembering Arnhem. And: welcome, Syed Kamall.
Which is to place new restrictions on out of work benefits. Other than that, the law allows him little room for manoeuvre
Modern centre-right politicians should focus on the cost of living, the housing crisis, worklessness, lack of educational attainment, poor quality childcare and welfare dependency.
Britain’s powerlessness to restrict the movement of Romanians and Bulgarians from January 1 shows up the consequences of membership.
We predict that the UK population of these two nationalities will grow by between 30,000 and 70,000 in each of the first five years, with a central estimate of 50,000.
Sykes wants his money to push Labour and the Lib Dems into committing to an In/Out Referendum. Does he expect Labour to win the next election?
£21 million was spent on winter fuel payments for Britons living abroad, including in countries such as Spain, last year. That’s a 64 per cent increase on the previous year.