Category Archives: European

An Unsquared Circle

                        In her Easter message, the Prime Minister spoke of ‘the opportunities that lie ahead’ for post-EU Britain. Neither she nor any of her Ministers have ever set out … Continue reading

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Evidence submitted to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Select Committee investigation into energy policy

          Evidence I submitted to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Select Committee investigation into energy policy   In justifying its decision to go ahead with Hinkley the Government has emphasised the fact that EDF will … Continue reading

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The nuclear option: Where next for Hinkley Point?

This piece was first published by BusinessGreen                     BusinessGreen asks a range of experts their views on what should come next for the controversial and further delayed nuclear project Last week … Continue reading

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Hinkley delay is a really big deal – BBC News

    I am finding it extremely difficult to think what could have caused such a massive dislocation, not just to our relations with other countries, as we have heard they are all going to be upset, but also to … Continue reading

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Why Hinkley is a very risky bet – BBC Radio Wales

    This is not where we expected to be this morning, and it is very difficult to imagine what the government will discover in a few weeks time that it doesn’t already know. So I think that it is … Continue reading

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ET TU BRUTE

      Assassination is rare in Britain. But do not doubt that the political knife slipped into Boris Johnson’s back was anything other than a carefully crafted assassination. It began, supposedly, with a leak. Mr Gove’s wife, Daily Mail … Continue reading

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ON MEDDLING WITH EUROPE

                                      ‘You don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone Joni Mitchell   The Second World War welded Britain into a united … Continue reading

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Climate Change Activists Should Be Nervous About Brexit

BY EVAN POPP     With voters in the United Kingdom heading to the polls June 23 to decide whether or not to leave the European Union, polls are showing a close vote in the offing between those who want … Continue reading

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If we’re to win the climate struggle, we must remain in Europe

                    Concerted EU diplomacy helped secure a landmark agreement at the Paris climate change summit. We should not leave the field just as the battle is turning. Our security and prosperity … Continue reading

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Our own bad habits have brought Britain to the brink of Brexit – The Guardian

By Martin Kettle This article first appeared in The Guardian   Whether voters decide to leave or remain, we must address failures in our media, culture and politics     Trust the people, that’s what I always say to myself. By … Continue reading

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