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Opinion: Eurosceptics on the fringes, egg on their faces

Iain Dale is rather keen to make it clear why he sees nothing wrong with accepting paranoid Euroscepticism at face value. Here’s his piece on the wild rumours that the EU hopes to ban selling eggs by the dozen.

I was looking at some of the comments in response to his post, and I don’t think they’re being fair to Iain. Just because he could have looked at a packet of eggs in his fridge and found the information in question is already on the packaging hardly means we should expect such extensive research from him before posting.

He wrote: “It’s written …

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  • User AvatarTim13 23rd Oct - 3:17pm
    So, it's not a "silly idea", at least not on the surface, Adam, but it is not going to happen, of course. I am sure...
  • User AvatarTim13 23rd Oct - 3:15pm
    Alisdair Your point would only hold if you assume that "Britain" all wants the same type of thing, or reforms, from a changed EU. I...
  • User AvatarCaracatus 23rd Oct - 2:54pm
    A referendum in 2008 on the Lisbon Treaty would have been brilliant - Clegg campaigning with Brown and Cameron, the Tory and Labour parties split,...
  • User AvatarJohnTilley 23rd Oct - 2:48pm
    GF Sounds good to me --"...Cut the number down to 12 ........ All should be elected, non ex-officio and notthe grateful (and loyal) recipients of...
  • User AvatarJohn Dunn 23rd Oct - 2:47pm
    @ Igor "And thy [Ukip], are also a “multi-faceted” party now, ready to wreck the country in more thn one way." That comment is so...
  • User AvatarMatthew Huntbach 23rd Oct - 2:47pm
    We have now gone through decades where trendy types engage in these "look at me" protests, while actual electoral politics has steadily shifted rightwards. All...