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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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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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Boris Johnson today outlined his response to the report by his economic advisor – and Open Europe board member – Dr Gerard Lyons on the future of the UK’s relations with the EU and how they impact on London. The report entitled ‘a win-win situation’ …

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In a recent briefing, we stressed that David Cameron needs to pick a ‘heavy-hitter’ as UK’s next European Commissioner if he wants to secure a key portfolio for the UK. Our point is reinforced by a quick look at the candidates being (more or …

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