In time, the ECR Group will increasingly be recognised as an important part of Cameron’s political legacy.
EU federalism will be stronger in Britain, as rules are simply imposed on you. And stronger in the rest of Europe – because you’re leaving us.
Meanwhile, my ECR colleagues and I continue to push for a sensible, nation-led approach to tackling the migration crisis.
Meeting many of the global challenges depends on local action. We must to share best-practices and ideas.
The Hungarian Prime Minister has violated democratic norms, and exploited British taxpayers’ money to enrich his elite. Why protect him?
The referendum was meant to be about constitutional reform. Instead, it’s become an anti-politics storm which could have wide-reaching consequences.
“The more Europe you build, the more detached our citizens feel.”
Having led the way in creating an anti-federalist European bloc, our party’s concerns are shared by parties across the continent. This can only help with renegotiation.
Law and Justice now holds the Parliament and the Presidency – so much for critics who dismissed the ECR as a “lunatic fringe”.
Juncker’s spoke mostly about migration and, despite having to cut a great deal out thanks to his tendency to ad lib, he still managed to go on for 77 minutes.
We won in the UK, entered government in Finland, welcomed a new Italian party, won the Polish Presidency and are optimistic about the Danish election.
For those opposed to greater European integration, the Prime Minister’s promise of an EU referendum is a thrilling thing indeed.
The Germans are understandably worried about the prospect of southern European rebellions against fiscal discipline.