Scottish Vote: ''A YES vote is forever''

Scottish Vote: ''A YES vote is forever''

So says David Cameron.  But as in so many things, he could well be wrong.  Most economic commentators expect a very negative reaction to a Yes vote, if that’s what happens on  September 18th.  This could happen quickly: indeed it is clearly happening already.  Funds are moving out of Scotland; investment and house purchases are stalling; mortgagees are worrying about the future status and currency of their debt.

Thursday, 11 September 2014 Written by: Roger Helmer Posted in: Latest news, 2014, Newsroom, September

Eurozone 'killed by hyperregulation and misguided policies'

Further EU integration would exacerbate Europe’s ‘democratic deficit’ and ‘centralist political structure’

Eurozone 'killed by hyperregulation and misguided policies'

Unlike most other groups in the European parliament, the Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD) group allows national delegations to vote as they freely choose according to their own ideology, political preference and national interest. For the EFDD is a group and not a political party. It is a strategic and pragmatic choice. It is not programmatic. Each party within the group is free to choose their own voting pattern, ideological direction etc.

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 Written by: Nigel Farage Posted in: Latest news, 2014, Newsroom, September, Nigel Farage

EU looks to fast track Ukraine trade deal despite warnings of ‘perceived provocation’ from UKIP

The EU International Trade Committee, INTA, has voted to fast track a free trade deal with Ukraine in a quick vote, despite warnings from UKIP MEPs that such a move could be perceived as provocative by Russia. Amjad Bashir and William Dartmouth led calls for the EU to show sensitivity due to tensions with Russia, warning that a rushed deal with the beleaguered state and her neighbours could be regarded as provocative by Putin.

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 Written by: William Dartmouth Posted in: Press releases, 2014, Newsroom, September, International Trade , William Dartmouth

How do you plan to simplify visa procedures while guaranteeing Europeans’ safety?

How do you plan to simplify visa procedures while guaranteeing Europeans’ safety?

On September 3rd, the TRAN Committee welcomed the Italian Minister for Tourism, Mr Franceschini, to discuss the Italian Presidency priorities in the tourism sector, including its contribution to economic growth and jobs, as well as a single European brand for international tourists and high quality standards. Another key issue raised was the infrastructure to support the development of tourism, including intermodal transport.

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 Written by: Peter Lundgren Posted in: Latest news, 2014, Newsroom, September, Transport and Tourism, Peter Lundgren