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Four reflections on the campaign so far and things to watch for as the campaign intensifies.
The most senior Conservative in Brussels backs Brexit because he wants an immigration system that is fairer to people from outside the EU.
Though it would doubtless have happened anyway, given the respect with which she’s regarded in the Commons.
Meanwhile, Leave campaigners are pitching targeted messages to voters from a non-EU background.
This petty attempt to skew the referendum is unconstitutional and unwise.
For years Eurosceptics have been derided as “obsessives” – which is being shown in their campaigning zeal.
It was an affront to democracy when Brown signed the Treaty, giving away powers without a referendum. Now we have the chance to take back control.
For some it was a simple decision. But others are feeling the heat from the leadership, their grassroots and a host of other factors.
In the 1970s, European integration looked like a modern project. Now it looks tired, outdated and wrongheaded.
The sooner all concerned grasp this, the better.
Cameron is right to say MPs should vote with their hearts on the EU. But it’s odd to suggest associations are the influence that might stop them doing so.
If the Brexiteers want to win over fence-sitters like me, they must up their game.
The first article in our new series looks at the financial risks of voting to stay in the EU.
After a painful week – including attempts to unseat Cummings – Steve Baker acts as peacemaker and urges a ceasefire.