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We didn’t sign up to a political union – Myth

Harold Wilson, the then Prime Minister, made it quite clear when reporting to Parliament on the UK application to join the EEC that it was made for political and economic reasons. “But whatever the economic arguments, the House will realise … Continue reading

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Why the EU needs Britain as much as Britain needs the EU.

Following on from my piece about Britain’s Love/Hate relationship with Europe this piece from the EUObserver¬†Why the EU needs Britain as much as Britain needs the EU¬†explores some of the same ground and explains why we can’t do without one … Continue reading

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