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There has been a lot of debate recently about what the UK public really want in terms of the UK’s relationship with the EU. In an attempt to shed some further light on this Open Europe has today released a new poll conducted by ComRes.The result…

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Every Tory Big Beast needs to say something on Europe…It is an essential qualification of the exclusive Conservative club of ‘Big Beasts’ – a group of high-profile Tories competing to succeed David Cameron, or who at least have considered themselves …

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As we noted in our guest piece over on Lib Dem Voice last week, if the Coalition needs inspiration for what to put in its “half-time” report or ideas for what reforms to target in Europe, a good place to start would be  revisiting Nick Clegg’s cha…

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Following Nick Clegg’s Europe speech at Chatham House yesterday, we argued on the Spectator’s Coffee House blog,Nick Clegg this morning fell into the usual ‘all or nothing’ fallacy on Europe. He said: ‘As soon as we start talking about repatriat…

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Over on Conservative Home, we argue,  The Coalition has already done some good work on the EU, the ‘referendum lock’ and the recently launched ‘audit’ of the EU’s influence on the UK to name two. However, the constraints of coalition …

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