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Ahead of next month’s crucial Scottish independence referendum, the Scottish government has put out its own paper on EU reform, designed to position the SNP on the pro-reform as opposed to the status quo side of the debate. The report has generated ver…

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It’s up there with the origins of the universe as one of the great existential questions of our time (well…): how many national laws stem from Brussels?European Commissioner Viviane Reding – who does what she can to turn people against the EU – recen…

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National Parliaments’ should be allowed to show the EU the red cardThis is an idea that’s very close to our hearts – and an idea that we have promoted for a very long time.The first bits of UK Europe Minister David Lidington’s interview with German dai…

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Go local

Today we publish a report, written by ex-head of Policy Exchange Anthony Browne and our Director Mats Persson, suggesting a fresh EU strategy for the UK government – European localism. In yesterday’s Sunday Times, we trailed the piece, arguing:”closer …

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