Meanwhile, my ECR colleagues and I continue to push for a sensible, nation-led approach to tackling the migration crisis.
Posts Tagged: Syed Kamall MEP
WATCH: Kamall – “At the end of the day we will reach a deal, because that’s what both sides want to see.”
The Leader of the ECR Group in the European Parliament, who is also the former leader of the Tory MEPs, is upbeat.
Our exit in will coincide with a new cycle of European elections which will redraw political power in the European Parliament and other EU institutions.
May’s Chequers “charm offensive” continues with a letter to Tory members – but is it making any difference?
It might even make things worse to spend Party funds to simply repeat the same messages, so long after the summit.
No celebrity candidates. No non-Tories. Bailey, Boff and Morrissey have all spent years campaigning, knocking on doors, handing out leaflets in the sun and in the rain.
If only Brussels could conduct itself more like the management of Rotterdam, who are ignoring talk of ‘Armageddon’ and getting on with planning for the future.
Behind the scenes many of Europe’s nations and regions are weighing the cost of a hard Brexit and pushing for a better deal.
Constituency parties can be so much more than cogs in the national machine – let’s empower them to play their part tackling local problems and poverty.
After we leave the EU, Tories should take care to maintain the alliances we have built with like-minded politicians on the continent.
The Education Secretary must navigate skilfully to get the proposals safely to port.
WATCH: Kamall warns the European Parliament – if you contue to ignore the people, more countries will leave
“The more Europe you build, the more detached our citizens feel.”
“…where the state is a hindrance rather than a facilitator or crowds out voluntary initiatives, let’s roll back the state, roll forward society and place Conservatism truly at the heart of our local communities.”
There is an important campaigning role for his pro-Brexit views. Let’s hope that we see and hear a lot of him during the weeks ahead.
The most senior Conservative in Brussels backs Brexit because he wants an immigration system that is fairer to people from outside the EU.
When it comes to bans and bars from Britain, circumstances count. But there should always be a presumption in favour of freedom.