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Edward McMillan-Scott MEP writes… In Europe 40 years on: what next?

On Friday David Cameron will make his big speech on Europe. There is only one thing now which will satisfy the Eurosceptics: a firm promise – and not just a ‘cast-iron guarantee’ – for a referendum on Europe.

The speech – which must address the challenge of UKIP, mainly to the Tories – comes as the UK marks 40 years’ of membership of what is now the European Union. Lord Ashcroft’s recent polling of 20,000 Britons suggests that it is not Europe, but immigration which is encouraging Conservatives to switch to UKIP. However, the next national electoral challenge will be the European …

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  • User AvatarTim13 25th Jul - 8:53am
    I have learnt, reading up on James Gurling, that he is, in his day job, a communications consultant. He has also been Chair of Campaigns...
  • User AvatarJenny Barnes 25th Jul - 8:36am
    There's a political fable about ice cream vans. You have a very long beach, and 3 ice cream vans. Good for the public would be...
  • User Avatarjedibeeftrix 25th Jul - 8:22am
    "Of course, it may be that you’re an English nationalist and don’t want to preserve a working union. Fair enough." I certainly am not. :)
  • User AvatarHelen Dudden 25th Jul - 8:06am
    The further comments by McMillan-Scott, did only further to offend. I would say to anyone who is being paid a generous amount out of the...
  • User AvatarDavid Evans 25th Jul - 7:59am
    Richard, your comment would almost be funny in itself, if it bore any resemblance to the facts - 1 MEP. "Get out and knock on...
  • User AvatarTim13 25th Jul - 7:53am
    Adding a thought to my post last night, for those Liberals of a 60s and 70s generation, it looks totally upside down. It seems to...