As sent to all subscribers of MoneyWeek magazine Dear John, Are you proud to be British? Apologies for the personal question… but I want to make sure right away that I’m addressing the right kind of person. To me it seems like too many people have just given up on the “idea” of Britain altogether. […]
To me, you’ve now got in Europe a sort of government-by-proxy of everybody, who has now got carried away.
But all this changed with the creation of the Environment Agency in 1997 and when we adopted the European Water Framework Directive in 2000. No longer were the authorities charged with a duty to prevent flooding. Instead, the emphasis shifted, in an astonishing reversal of policy, to a primary obligation to achieve ‘good ecological status’ for our national rivers. This is defined as being as close as possible to ‘undisturbed natural conditions’.
The UK (and the world) is sleepwalking into the creation of a global police force that is designed to enforce global law created by global elites, and that is silently being constructed around our heads. The new global police regime is coming in two parts. The first prong of the attack is a programme operated by […]
Douglas Carswell MP said: “The Eurocracy are like the Ancien Régime; they have forgotten nothing when it comes to their own personal advantages, yet have learned nothing from the years of economic chaos that they have presided over. It is time that the UK pulled out of this get rich scheme for the European Establishment.”
What went on in Cyprus and is going on in Greece and now France are likely templates for further government crackdowns. Can the US [Ed. And UK] find itself in the predicament of Greece?
Interestingly, the last poll conducted before the referendum showed the majority of young people intended to vote no. The younger, more global minded Danes rightly understood that there may be two speeds in the European Union, but the destination is still the same, one federalised superstate.
Any reform is meaningless unless there is Treaty change but as EU Council President Donald Tusk admitted this week, this is impossible before the referendum. The only way to achieve a new UK-EU relationship based on friendly international cooperation and free trade is to Vote Leave.
The reality is that every EU leader is pledged to destroy the fabric of his or her own country.
Macmillan left Edward Heath to take matters forward, and Heath, along with Douglas Hurd, arranged — according to the Monnet papers — for the Tory Party to become a (secret) corporate member of Monnet’s Action Committee for a United States of Europe.