18/01/2017 - 10:25
Today’s speech by Prime Minister Theresa May gave a number of indications as to the government’s intentions as regards implementing Brexit. Overall, while the speech contained some welcome parts, it made fundamentally the wrong decision about the country’s future.
22/06/2016 - 16:40
It’s nearly the end of this long referendum campaign. If you’re still an undecided voter, or wavering about your choice, or if you know someone who is either of those things, I’d like to set out the arguments why I believe you should vote to stay in the European Union.
25/02/2016 - 17:56
David Cameron's EU deal is binding, but limited – but British voters will be more swayed by what they think of EU membership in the first place in the referendum.
07/06/2015 - 09:57
Read Steve Peers' article outlining what might happen if Britain leaves the EU
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31/05/2015 - 18:50
Publication of the Referendum Bill fired the starting pistol in the process of renegotiating the UK’s membership of the EU, and holding an ‘in-out’ referendum.
22/04/2015 - 22:31
This articles assesses the plan adopted by the European Council at the end of April for addressing the recent crisis of large-scale migrant death tolls crossing the Mediterranean. The EU seems to want to do as little as possible to change the current approach to dealing with the crisis, and this looks like a short-term patch-up that offers less than first appears.
16/04/2015 - 09:30
The result of the current British election campaign could be crucial for the future of the UK’s relations with the European Union. What are the parties saying about the EU, and what would the various post-election scenarios mean for the UK’s relations with the EU?
18/03/2015 - 21:59
According to Nigel Farage the children of migrants should not have access to state schools or health for a number of years after their parents’ entry. He states that this is the norm for most countries, and in particular that his children could not attend state schools if he was in the USA on the basis of a work permit. But the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights say that primary education should be free to all without discrimination.
27/01/2015 - 21:27
Syriza has won a large victory in the Greek elections and formed a coalition with a smaller right-wing anti-austerity party. What is the likely impact upon the EU’s economic and monetary union?
17/01/2015 - 12:48
It’s been well over twenty years since the CJEU established, in the case of Francovich, that individuals could sue Member States in damages for breach of EU law.