The truth is that Eurocrats see Britain as a rule-taking dependent, like Macedonia or Ukraine, rather than as a wholly independent nation.
Posts Tagged: José Manuel Barroso
Christopher Howarth: We are not supplicants in this negotiation. We have something the EU needs: money.
For both sides, this is a new kind of deal-making. Although Britain is still a member, this is not an internal negotiation in which the UK can be outgunned and outvoted:
We are uniquely placed to compete in and win the race for business opportunities in the world’s largest democracy.
Lord Risby: Tougher sanctions? A free trade area? Seeking NATO membership? Ukraine’s options for dealing with Putin
Happily, a well-educated younger generation of Ukrainians will begin to replace those who so spectacularly failed to build on the spirit of the Orange Revolution.
Michael Fallon MP: Turning the tanker – how we are fighting to reform the EU’s uncompetitive regulations
It’s hard work, but we are putting deregulation on the agenda in Brussels – with success.
In recent days Italy and Poland had both signalled unhappiness that the EU was pressing ahead with ambitious climate change… Read more »
EUBusiness.com is reporting that Europe’s key centre right leaders – Berlusconi, Merkel and Sarkozy – have endorsed a second term… Read more »