Relatively moderate members of the Opposition know that they disagree with the Hard Left, but they have no idea what to do in response.
Posts Tagged: Greece
Yesterday I visited the island for the second time in four months, to offer the UK’s support.
The first in a series of three articles on European countries and institutions – and their impact on Cameron’s renegotiation.
Whether it’s the halls he’s selling out, or himself, the rock star Greek ex-finance minister certainly still has something. But is it what he truly wants?
John Stevens: It is the principle of the EU, not the renegotiation of the terms of membership, that matters
Focusing only upon the detail and evading the general is becoming a most damaging addiction.
There are people in Brussels who will want to drive a proposal so that the institutions here can grab more power, gain more profile and seem more relevant.
‘More Europe’ is the suggested solution to the crisis – but that is what got us into this mess in the first place.
“There can be no democratic choice against the European treaties.” So said Jean-Claude Juncker – and he meant it.
The disastrous economic divergence within the Eurozone’s third biggest economy.
Whatever the outcome now, the flames of nationalism will be fanned amongst EU member countries – the very opposite of what was intended.
David Davis MP: Greece’s choice today. Be crushed beneath the debt burden. Or escape it by departing the Euro – and defaulting
There are numerous historical examples that suggest that, if the latter course is taken, the economic outlook is not nearly as bleak as has been portrayed.
The EU cannot afford to indulge the posturing Greek government, but forcing them out of the Euro could have serious repercussions for the British economy.
Plus: Greenhalgh impresses as only three candidates show at a hustings. Osborne’s minimum wage. And: Hunting – I don’t like posh people on horses killing foxes.
Plus, why the voters of London would be lucky to have Syed Kamall as a mayoral candidate.
In the modern world, no single country can get its way on its own.