Blogs from our Local Groups - European Movement
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Blogs from our Local Groups
David Quinn
21 Feb, 2018
The European Union - A Union for Peace
The European Union started out and continues to be an organisation whose primary objective is to create a lasting peace...
Juliet Lodge (Prof)
19 Feb, 2018
Brexit Threatens EU Citizenship & European Mobility Schemes which have Enthused a Generation
When a young official at the nascent European Parliament introduced me to Altiero Spinelli, one of the people who had...
As NHS Faces Major Challenges, Vital Contribution of EU and non-EU Migrants Must be Recognised
Joan pons Laplana - 14 Feb, 2018
On 22 June 1948, the MV Empire Windrush arrived at Tilbury Docks carrying 492...
Losing control of our money, borders, laws and trade
Richard Corbett - 14 Feb, 2018
Brexit supporters are organised and disciplined in their constantly repeated sound-bites. Almost every day...
Transition or extension? One of several unlikely but possible scenarios
Richard Corbett - 06 Feb, 2018
The realisation that any post-Brexit transition period will leave the UK still subject to...
The City could find it cold in “Canada”
Graham Bishop - 22 Jan, 2018
New Year media reports suggest the UK Government thinks the EU27 is bluffing when...
Brexit and Young People
Richard Corbett - 14 Jan, 2018
The age demographics of the Brexit vote in June 2016 are well-known: around 73%...
Ulster and Brexit: The Shape of Things to Come
Brendan Donnelly - 06 Dec, 2017
Even during the European referendum last year it was clear that those who wished...
Confusion and Delusion
Richard Corbett - 05 Dec, 2017
Yesterday morning, briefings from both sides in the Brexit negotiations were confidently looking forward to announcing...
UK not eligible to host European Capital of Culture 2023
Richard Corbett - 28 Nov, 2017
I am disappointed for all those who have worked hard in Leeds, and the...