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In June, Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander said that, according to Treasury analysis, more than three million British jobs would be at risk if Britain left the European Union. This is what he said:“Indeed, the latest Tr…

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Do Ed Balls and Ed Miliband see eye-to-eye on the EU?Anyone following Labour’s election campaign up until now would be forgiven for thinking the party was fighting a general election as opposed to a European one – any references to Europe were hard to …

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Poll watchers in the last few years would have seen many polls showing a majority of Brits would vote ‘out’ in a referendum of the UK’s membership of the EU. In the last few months this trend has been slowly reversing, and a new Ipsos-MORI poll out tod…

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Ed Miliband will today set out the Labour Party’s position on an EU referendum. Previewing his speech in today’s FT, Miliband says:”I am announcing that the next Labour government will legislate for a new lock: there would be no transfer of powers from…

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