Category Archives: European

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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You need to apply to postal vote by THIS FRIDAY! #POSTIT

You need to apply to postal vote by THIS FRIDAY!     Did you know the recommended deadline to mail your postal vote application is this Friday 3rd June? Nor does anyone else. Do it now at j.mp/PostItEU Although the postal … Continue reading

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We Are Europe – You need to apply to postal vote by THIS FRIDAY! #POSTIT

  You need to apply to postal vote by THIS FRIDAY! Tweet this Share on Facebook  Did you know the recommended deadline to mail your postal vote application is this Friday 3rd June? Nor does anyone else. Do it now at … Continue reading

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In Starbucks and on Tinder, campaigners seek out the young vote – The Guardian

  By Jessica Elgot This piece was first published in The Guardian Thursday 19 May 2016    Only 51% of young people say they are sure to vote in the EU referendum, as activists blame poor timing and uninspiring rhetoric   … Continue reading

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Brexit battle: how tech crew We Are Europe is making the ‘in’ campaign go viral

Originally published in the Evening Standard As the Brexit debate rages on social media, one east London tech crew is making the remain campaign go viral, says Joy Lo Dico Better together: We are Europe supporters   Monday night in … Continue reading

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WE ARE EUROPE – WHAT ARE YOU #INFOR?

…the travel, our rights, better cities and clean air; 70 years of peace; women and men, parents and kids; the right to love whoever we want; science, art, music and culture; our spare time and our work time; action on … Continue reading

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Why the EU’s electricity market design proposal actually matters

  By Simon Skillings | E3G   This piece was originally published by EurActiv     The European Commission’s vision of an Energy Union with citizens at its core, where consumers take ownership of the energy transition, is to be applauded … Continue reading

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Within the EU, Britain can take the lead on tackling climate change

  This piece first appeared in The Guardian       Letter from John Gummer, Chris Huhne, Adair Turner, Craig Bennett, Tom Burke, Amy Cameron, Michael Jacobs, John Sauven, Matthew Spencer, James Thornton and Crispin Tickell       Britain … Continue reading

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Hinkley Point C nuclear deal contains £22bn ‘poison pill’ for taxpayer

  ‘If the SoSIA is signed it will change the argument over Hinkley. Instead of being an argument about why we should kill this white elephant – which the government has comprehensively lost –  it will become an argument about … Continue reading

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