Tag Archive for EU

Key EU questions unresolved for Labour

Three significant questions remain about Labour’s strategy towards Europe, writes Sunder Katwala

The final Farage paradox: is it the pro-Europeans who will miss him?

Nigel Farage has resigned as UKIP leader. Perhaps the pro-Europeans should be worrying about losing an unusual asset, argues Sunder Katwala.

Why do both sides look like they’re losing the EU debate in Britain?

The most interesting phenomenon of the current EU debate is the fact that both sides appear to damage their own cause more than their political opponents do

Back EU referendum to secure public trust on immigration

Giving voters a choice on Europe,through an EU referendum, is the best way to help win back public trust on immigration, writes Matthew Rhodes

Most Europeans would make concessions to keep Britain in Europe – new research

Most EU voters believe their governments should do more to accommodate British concerns about its terms of membership, writes Sunder Katwala, so as to make it more likely that Britain would stay in the European Union.

The battlefield summit: Cameron at Ypres

Twenty-seven European leaders will observe Thursday 26th June the Last Post at Ypres before getting down to business as they haggle over the priorities and personnel for the European Union, writes Sunder Katwala.

Is Nigel Farage hurting the Eurosceptic cause?

As Farage makes the political weather, he worries pro-Europeans and cheers up those who would like Britain to get out of the EU. But should that be the other way around, asks Sunder Katwala.

New report: The rise and rise of the outsider election

The 2014 European elections may take place across a continent, but the big question in British politics will be what the UK result means for 2015, writes Sunder Katwala.

Clegg-Farage debate shows limits of using facts over stories

If Nick Clegg takes one lesson from the first debate against Nigel Farage into the BBC second leg next week, it should be to spend less time on "what the real facts show" and more time on anecdotes to illustrate his arguments, argues Sunder Katwala.

Public prefer Cameron-Merkel EU deal over UK exit

As David Cameron meets Germany’s Angela Merkel this Thursday, the spotlight is once again being cast on the future of Britain’s EU membership. But most people are more in than out, according to recent research conducted by Ipsos MORI for British Future.

Public “sensible” on immigration PM tells British Future

Public attitudes on immigration are "sensible and well-informed” and the government needs to prove it takes them seriously, said Prime Minister David Cameron in response to a question posed by British Future’s Matthew Rhodes about the impact of immigration policy on the UK economic recovery.

REPORT: EU migration from Romania and Bulgaria

On 1st January 2014, Britain opens its borders to Romania and Bulgaria. It is a moment being greeted not with fanfares of Beethoven’s Ode to Joy, but with the more reluctant mantra ‘we have no choice’, with a heated public debate polarising around two viewpoints.