In a whole host of countries – Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Hungary, the Netherlands, Portugal, Switzerland – A&E waiting times are typically under an hour.
Unresolved questions about refugees, debt crises, security, and general financial instability will force these questions on more people, and not just Britons.
Children lose out, and there’s a knock-on elder care, too.
Quitting it would mean more scope for trade deals and lower prices. Modern countries don’t need such unions to do business.
Unintentionally, the socialists of this Belgian region have done us a favour by making the free trade championing UK look an increasingly attractive partner.
My think-tank’s new report finds that there are over 46,000 unnecessary deaths each and every year in the UK.
Plus: August, the best political month. Thatcher, the best post-war Prime Minister. Off to Any Questions. Off to Edinburgh. And: will I poison an MP?
We already have a Campaign for Real Ale, but it is now time for a vigorous Campaign for…well, read on and see.
Plus: Sorting out energy. Protection from Putin. And: furthering the single market.
Let’s strengthen Parliamentary scrutiny, beef up our diplomacy, stop gold-plating directives – and regain our mojo.
Technical security, good intelligence and confidence in our values saw us through against communism. We need all of them to see the West through this again.
“These are appalling and savage attacks.”
But we must only consider them at the right time, and only when we know some facts, not as a tasteless kneejerk.
Do people find sovereignty in a Parliament they regrettably take little interest in – or in actual power and the pound in their pocket: their job; their standard of living?
Few leaders on the continental mainland have the understanding and the political will to take the measures that are needed to protect their citizens.