Bernard Jenkin

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The EU Renegotiation: 'Full of Sound and Fury Signifying Nothing'

(0) Comments | Posted 3 February 2016 | (16:13)

Just before the election, the prime minister promised the House of Commons that he would "reform the EU and fundamentally change our relationship with it." The draft agreement published yesterday is a million miles from his promise. It reasserts the primacy of the EU, proposes only minor changes to what...

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The Prime Minister Must Offer the Lib Dems an Ultimatum on Europe

(1) Comments | Posted 13 May 2013 | (10:51)

The big political event at Westminster last week was not the State Opening of Parliament and the Queen's Speech. It was Lord Lawson's article setting out why he has decided that the UK should exit the European Union. It increases the pressure on the Prime Minister to bring forward a...

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Why I Joined One Billion Rising: Men Cannot Leave Women to Fix This Problem Alone

(21) Comments | Posted 15 February 2013 | (08:57)

I found myself to be the only male Tory MP at the flashmob dance held in Parliament Square today by the One Billion Rising campaign about violence against women. I was only too happy to be there. I am sure there would have been more if they had known about...

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