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My final speech in Strasbourg – Two-seat parliament a perfect metaphor for the hubris and futility of EU project

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The European parliament: an apology

“Signing the retirement documents in the European parliament with Secretary-General Klaus Welle on May 31st”. I find myself in the rather unusual position of having to offer an apology to the European parliament, following the Guardian story “MEP resigns amid … Continue reading

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COP21 climate agreement: An eye-watering amount of money for virtually no return

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£100,000 mis-spent?

Today (June 14th) the Guardian carries a report that the European parliament proposes to demand £100,000 from me for staff expenses which were allegedly mis-spent.  Naturally I have had many media bids from journalists who want more information.  And I’ve … Continue reading

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EU energy labelling: confusing consumers and creating problems for industry

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Five Live debate on Trump and the Climate Deal

Discussing Donald Trump and the Climate Deal on the Stephen Nolan Show. Click here. Just under three hours in.  

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The IRA and ISIL

There is a legitimate parallel to be drawn between the IRA and ISIL (or ISIS, or Daesh, or whatever we’re calling it this week). Indeed I have cited the parallel myself.   We should be careful to recognise that while most … Continue reading

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