Hopefully, these efforts will pay off next week when national leaders decide whether to open talks on trade and a transition period. It is time to get down to business.
The referendum was meant to be about constitutional reform. Instead, it’s become an anti-politics storm which could have wide-reaching consequences.
“The more Europe you build, the more detached our citizens feel.”
Having led the way in creating an anti-federalist European bloc, our party’s concerns are shared by parties across the continent. This can only help with renegotiation.
Law and Justice now holds the Parliament and the Presidency – so much for critics who dismissed the ECR as a “lunatic fringe”.
Juncker’s spoke mostly about migration and, despite having to cut a great deal out thanks to his tendency to ad lib, he still managed to go on for 77 minutes.
We won in the UK, entered government in Finland, welcomed a new Italian party, won the Polish Presidency and are optimistic about the Danish election.
For those opposed to greater European integration, the Prime Minister’s promise of an EU referendum is a thrilling thing indeed.
The Germans are understandably worried about the prospect of southern European rebellions against fiscal discipline.