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What do David Cameron’s seven EU reform commitments mean?Writing in the Sunday Telegraph, David Cameron set out seven objectives – or eight if you read between the lines – for a Conservative EU reform agenda ahead of that potentia…

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The Dutch are quickly becoming Europe’s thought leaders on EU reform. The Dutch government’s “subsidiarity review” contained numerous interesting ideas for EU reform, the Dutch lower house, Tweede Kamer recently published a paper outlining key proposal…

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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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Hats off to the House of Commons.Earlier today it grasped the nettle and employed the Lisbon Treaty’s ‘yellow card’ procedure for the first time (if nine national parliaments object to a proposal from the Commission on ‘subsidiarity’ grounds, within an…

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