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`Why turn up at the EU party when guests have already started to leave?’

The debate over leaving the EU has wound up to fever pitch. Always a-simmering, it’s boiled up intensely following the rising of UKIP — the party which wants Britain to pull out of the EU right now—and other reported recent … Continue reading

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Brentford & Isleworth Chairman Acknowledged by the PM

After thirteen years as Chairman of the Hounslow Brentford and Isleworth Conservative Association John Davies stepped down on Friday  at the annual AGM. It’s difficult for all voluntary activists these days, and that’s not just the Lib Dems. Tories canvassing … Continue reading

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Cypriot Savers and the EU: What is the moral position?

Nothing has brought the EU into the UK sitting room for some time quite like the recent Cyprus affair. The decision taken by European finance ministers last weekend to impose a one-time levy on all Cypriot bank accounts in exchange … Continue reading

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How we used the US to get 3% off the EU budget

The fact that the EU budget has now been slashed by 3% (though it still has to pass the MEPs) has been a fantastic start to the new relationship between UK and our European partners. But maybe we have to … Continue reading

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