Brussels-Strasbourg shuttling will never stop, says Hollande

Brussels-Strasbourg shuttling will never stop, says Hollande

"Obviously having the parliament and their staff, as well as senior members of the European Commission and their staff, moving to the eastern edge of France 12 times a year is an absurdity." "The declaration by French President François Hollande yesterday that 'never will France authorise any modification of any kind' to the treaty arrangement shows that any serious change is impossible because of the French."

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 Written by: William Dartmouth Posted in: Press releases, Newsroom, April, 2015, William Dartmouth

A centralised asylum system would be the death knell of national sovereignty

A centralised asylum system would be the death knell of national sovereignty

In the wake of the Mediterranean migration crisis the European Federalists yesterday issued a press release titled, "European Federalists renew demand for a Eurozone economic & fiscal union, an EU common army and an EU immigration policy," urging the European Commission "to present a reform of the Common European Asylum System." This was followed by a tweeting frenzy from the leader of the Liberal group in the European Parliament, Belgian MEP Guy Verhofstadt, who has now taken the lead in calling for a "Centralised Common European Asylum System" and an "EU Blue Card that acts as an EU wide work permit."

Friday, 24 April 2015 Written by: Paul Nuttall Posted in: Press releases, Newsroom, April, 2015, Paul Nuttall

New demands for more EU integration show Brussels never learns

New demands for more EU integration show Brussels never learns

Mario Draghi, the President of the European Central bank has called for a "Quantum leap" in institutional integration in Europe, in order to cement what he is pleased to call an economic recovery in the Eurozone. Patrick O'Flynn MEP the UKIP Economic spokesman responded, "If there is to be growth in the Eurozone it is due to an enormous program of printing money through the quantitative easing process, and because it is coming from such a low base.

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 Written by: Patrick O'Flynn Posted in: Press releases, March, Newsroom, 2015, Economic and Monetary Affairs, Patrick O'Flynn

Farage calls out Cameron on Tusk's 'mission impossible' comments

Farage calls out Cameron on Tusk's 'mission impossible' comments

In response to comments by the European Council president Donald Tusk that EU treaty change is “close to mission impossible,” UKIP leader Nigel Farage today said:“David Cameron must come clean with the British people and tell them honestly that EU Treaty negotiation is not going to happen as the EU leaders have made it clear that they will not have it. “EU bigwigs Angela Merkel, Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk have all said there will be no changes on EU free movement or EU treaty change.

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 Written by: Nigel Farage Posted in: Press releases, March, Newsroom, 2015, Nigel Farage