If so many people in Britain (80% was the usual figure quoted) wanted a referendum on the Lisbon Treaty, how come only 43% bothered voting?
If the anti-EU cause is so overwhelmingly popular, how come only around half of those voted for an anti-EU party? (And that’s only if you include the Tories as anti-EU.)
Let’s number-crunch: […]
Claims for the number of laws with an EU origin range from just 9% up to 84%. So what’s the truth?
I’ve done a lot of eurosceptic-bashing over the last six years. But they have a vital role to play.
This has been on various UKIP election leaflets, so it’s evidently a claim they’re proud of – but does it stand up?
Simple maths tells us that Britain paying £40 million a day to the EU would mean an annual contribution of £14.6 billion. However, the most recent Treasury Report on the UK’s EU budget contributions […]
Alternate post title: Westminster MPs: Not as corrupt as UKIP MEPs…
The perils of being a freelance writer/editor/sub in the current economic climate have finally started to hit home, and as from May I’m set to be about £1.5k a month down on my current earnings – not a nice situation for anyone, I’m sure you’ll agree.
As such, I’m actively on the lookout for new gigs: […]
It seems that another ex-Soviet state on the European fringe is on the brink of revolution following the weekend’s elections in Moldova as students storm the Parliament building and face off against riot police and the military.
On Twitter, Moscovici, Kosmopolit and Julien Frisch are providing regular updates (in fact this is already being dubbed “The […]
Is a European superstate even a possibility? Where to look for inspiration?
The latest in what seems to be a new series…
This little debate seems to be running on and on – and it’s a fun one, so let’s keep at it. Some very good discussion is still raging away in the comments to my Jean Monnet and EU superstate posts, and Ken’s come back with a new post at EU Realist, at which I’ve just […]