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2nd Update: The United Kingdom and the Eurozone crisis

Here is common sense and leadership from justice secretary Kenneth Clarke in today’s Financial Times: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/5606a946-201a-11e1-8662-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1fomGwuZY. (You may have to register to read it, but registration is free). He was a good minister to work for, as I recall. Also … Continue reading

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Update: The United Kingdom and the Eurozone crisis

David Cameron’s threat today to veto any new EU treaty (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-16048131) confirms the worst.¬† Of course he is right to defend the United Kingdom’s interests and not to sign any treaty that does not accord with our interests (although as … Continue reading

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The United Kingdom and the Eurozone crisis

Why is the UK taking no part in solving the Eurozone crisis? Why was the UK prime minister not at the summit in Paris yesterday, when President Sarkozy of France and Chancellor Merkel of Germany met? The financial crisis affects … Continue reading

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Lib Dem-Conservative coalition talks

Nick Clegg and the Liberal Democrats should reject David Cameron’s “big, open and comprehensive offer”, unless he offers unconditional electoral reform as the Liberal Democrats want. That is: single transferable vote, without any enquiries or referendum. Enquiries and referenda are … Continue reading

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