All the latest news of shortlists and selections from right across the country.
Their present powers aren’t sufficient. Here are some proposals for more.
Plus: The fiendish Guido seating plan. Mike Read is not a racist. And: shame on the six Conservative MEPs who voted for Juncker.
Hundreds of activists will descend on the constituency to help deliver victory. Would you like to be one of them?
It’s hard work, but we are putting deregulation on the agenda in Brussels – with success.
Also in the Chairman of the ECR Group’s monthly report: banking union, red cards, shale…and helping the honey-makers.
By Mark WallaceFollow Mark on Twitter. Annoyingly, the term "Taliban" has gained currency as a vague political insult – often, I suspect, used by those who lack the gumption to call anyone a Nazi. One example of the tendency comes from Vince Cable this morning, discussing the Bank of England. Another comes from a Conservative MEP – […]
By Mark WallaceFollow Mark on Twitter. We now have full shortlists for the European Election lists in the North East, North West and Yorkshire – along with information on the first hustings at which party members can quiz the candidates before ranking them. Here's a reminder of the selection process: first, the regional selectoral college decide which […]
By Mark WallaceFollow Mark on Twitter Following Scotland's selections last week, the North West and London have now carried out the first stage of selecting candidates for next year's European elections. Readers may need a reminder of the slightly obscure process: first the regional electoral college choose the shortlist. If sitting MEPs are reapproved at this stage […]
By Jonathan Isaby As anticipated by me last night and Alex Deane this morning, the European Court of Justice has indeed now ruled that insurance companies charging different premiums for men and women are in contravention of Article 8 of the EU Treaty – meaning that younger women will no longer be able to get […]