Tag Archive | European Union

ADJOURNED…?

On Friday last,  the Private Members Bill The Rt Hon Adam Afriyie seeks to gain an Amendment to on the EU Referendum 2014 has been adjourned‘ until the 22nd November 2013 – one the one hand this is a standard delaying tactic so that the Private Members Bill is pushed aside so much so that […]

NOT SO ALONE …!

The Rt Hon Adam Afriyie, MP is  not so alone and the pace to bring the government to account on its election promise is gathering pace.  At the beginning o the week it was reported that only 4 fellow MP’s supported his call for a 2014 European Referendum, today it is reported that at least […]

POLITICS & C.B.I.ONOMICS …

POLITICS & C.B.I.ONOMICS …

The captains of the British commerce industry have come out fighting in support of the Government’s U-turn on the election promise of an EU referendum.  The report issued today entitled ‘Our Global Future: the business vision for a reformed EU’ sets out the case for the status quo remaining as it is (albeit with a […]

A LONE WOLF…?

A LONE WOLF…?

The voice of one crying in the wilderness is always a haunting sound,but when that voice becomes a battle-cry – interest is awakened.  Th Rt Hon. Adam Afriyie. MP for Windsor would appear to be calling the Prime Minister, David Cameron to hold true to his promise to the country to hold a referendum within […]

“GREECE TURNS (TOO) FAR RIGHT – UNDERESTIMATED NATIONALISM?”

“GREECE TURNS (TOO) FAR RIGHT – UNDERESTIMATED NATIONALISM?”

  Greece is at the centre of a not only European but global, financial crisis. The nation state is sinking under huge debts that in turn, are threatening to bring the entire Eurozone down with it. The enormous unemployment rate among young people is 56% in Athens alone. When I spoke to my post graduate Greek friends, […]