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George Lyon MEP writes: Lib Dem MEPs will resist secret EU vote

Last week the European Council agreed a new European budget that will, for the first time, see a cut in the amount of money that the EU spends.

Liberal Democrats at Westminster and in the European Parliament have made clear that the EU needs to live within its means. We are in favour of a sensible and realistic deal that reflects the tough economic times that ordinary people are facing. Some MEPs see things differently and oppose the idea of a degree of fiscal restraint in Europe.

People who oppose the cuts in the EU budget that have been put forward are …

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  • User AvatarFrankBooth 25th Apr - 3:17pm
    It's all claret and blue to the PM. Which if rumours are to be believed are amongst his favourite colours. As for the FT piece...
  • User AvatarWHS 25th Apr - 3:14pm
    Funny, the last Lib Dem councillor on Tower Hamlets, Stephanie Eaton, was all in favour of Lutfur Rahman, often giving him the crucial single vote...
  • User AvatarRabih Makki 25th Apr - 3:05pm
    All the best Nick, you go play with your balls while I work on my spelling.
  • User AvatarCaron Lindsay 25th Apr - 3:05pm
    Indeed, Alex Sabine. There will be a piece about Nick's FT comments later. But as you correctly surmise, we have lots of other things to...
  • User AvatarNick Collins 25th Apr - 3:03pm
    "Muscular spelling and grammar": an interesting concept with which I am not familiar. I'd love to stay and investigate further the 'wit and wisdom' of...
  • User AvatarAlex Sabine 25th Apr - 3:02pm
    @ matt "There are a lot of people who have stopped posting on this forum over the last 12 months especially. A lot of left...
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