Cameron should not be supporting Tusk for EU Council President

Cameron should not be supporting Tusk for EU Council President

Present at the environs of the European Council today in Brussels, UKIP MEP Bill Etheridge said: “When David Cameron raised the scandal of the UK taxpayers being forced to fork out £55 million per year in child benefit to kids who live in eastern Europe, Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said in January, his comments were ‘unwarranted and unacceptable’.

Monday, 01 September 2014 Written by: Bill Etheridge Posted in: Press releases, Bill Etheridge , 2014, Newsroom, September

The European Parliament is beyond reform

The European Parliament is beyond reform

At the speed of a charging train, the votes follow one another thick and fast. “Amendment 5/1 - votes in favour, votes against, abstentions, carried. Amendment 5/2 - votes in favour, votes against, abstentions, rejected.” Each vote takes around six seconds. I’ve not yet seen a voting session with more than a hundred votes, but seasoned colleagues tell me that they once had to vote 900 times in three days. The average is somewhere around 500.

Saturday, 30 August 2014 Written by: Jonathan Arnott Posted in: Press releases, Budgets , Budgetary Control, 2014, Newsroom, August, Jonathan Arnott

What a load of hot air! Now Brussels wants a ban on hairdryers

What a load of hot air! Now Brussels wants a ban on hairdryers

More EU hot air over less hot air has been condemned by UKIP MEP Paul Nuttall. "The lunatics running the asylum are now contemplating banning high wattage household devices such as hair dryers, kettles and smartphones," the Party's deputy leader said. "Not content with the ridiculous prohibition on vacuum cleaners over 1,600 watts from Monday the Brussels bureaucrats have their eyes set on about 30 other electrical items.

Friday, 29 August 2014 Written by: Paul Nuttall Posted in: Press releases, 2014, Newsroom, August, Paul Nuttall

This presidency risks being one of a lot of promises and zero facts

Italian Council presidency

This presidency risks being one of a lot of promises and zero facts

I would say that the only expectation we may have is to drop austerity right away and work on employment programmes that can restart a future, especially in southern europe. This presidency risks being one of a lot of promises and zero facts, as it's very close to the system that makes the people of Europe poor and angry.

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 Written by: Ignazio Corrao Posted in: Press releases, 2014, Newsroom, July, Ignazio Corrao