The divisions that erupted into the public eye in the wake of Brexit will be the "be all and end all" of the EU if unity is not achieved around Europe's values and not just it's economic flourishing. Economics cannot exist in a bubble. Otherwise Europe's ship of state will find itself dead in the water.
The successive initiatives rolled out by Remain, including salvos from the Treasury, from Obama, from US and NATO defence
In January 2013, Prime Minister David Cameron delivered his now infamous Bloomberg speech, promising to renegotiate the UK's relationship with the EU. Following renegotiation, he said he would present the British public with the "simple choice" of staying in or choosing to leave, based on the terms secured by the end of 2017.
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The new Conservative government is hard at work cobbling together the catalogue of demands it soon must make on the European Union... Here are nine tips to the Conservatives which, given the level of ignorance in London about how the EU works, may be helpful.
Bruno Gollnisch said tax harmonisation is not needed but that there is a need to make multinationals pay tax in the countries where they make profits. He also voiced concerns about Commission officials, led by Juncker, being responsible for the inquiry.
The Conservative party must not become a Ukip proxy. We cannot as a centre-right party be drawn into the hubris and hysteria of populism that demands total withdrawal from Europe while ignoring the obvious dangers of such action and spurning the opportunity for reform that lies ahead of us.
MEPs will take a close look at the plans and amend or even reject them as necessary. They will also critically follow the negotiations for all trade agreements as these will also need to be approved by the Parliament.
The next two weeks will be crunch time for the 27 candidates hoping to be part of the European Commission led by Jean-Claude Juncker. From 29 September to 7 October they will face hearings at the European Parliament to assess their suitability. MEPs will then vote on 22 October on whether to approve the new European Commission as a whole.
David Cameron's European commissioner appointment Lord Hill, who has been put in charge of financial services, has drawn