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This morning, Open Europe published a ‘mandate’ for the new European Commission – in short a series of proposals setting out what the Commission should – and shouldn’t – be doing over its five year term of office. Our mandate idea was inspired by the r…

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Further to our previous post on the Government’s Balance of Competences report on free movement, below we pick out some of the key points from the other reports published today:The report on the services stated that:“Incomplete and ineffective implem…

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Die Welt’s Economic Editor Tobias Kaiser has an opinion piece in today’s paper entitled entitled “Stay with us, Brits”, in which he argues that:“Berlin needs London as a partner in the fight for fiscal reason [in the EU].” Kaiser highlight…

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Advocates of ‘Out’ of the EU or the ‘Status Quo’, are fond of saying that EU reform is impossible – it suits their respective cases. They are wrong. Reform is possible, but will not happen on its own, reformers in the UK need to go out there and w…

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