“Have you ever stopped to wonder why a collection of countries, including some of the richest in the world, have arrived at this Monty Python moment of apparent impotence where nothing can be done to check increasing unemployment, or stop businesses closing wholesale, or feed people left without food and shelter, who as a result are taking to the streets in increasing numbers? Six of the seventeen countries in the eurozone are going bust, shortly to be joined by France and Holland.”
“Realising this, all three major political parties (reluctantly) are rehearsing their well-tried recipes of obfuscation and deceit. The in/out question must not be mentioned and nothing approaching a significant return of power to Westminster considered. The Unit will be identifying these and many other manipulations of the truth and explaining what is really happening. We are hoping shortly to introduce a news programme specifically dealing with this disgraceful conduct by our so-called elected representatives.
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"Coming back to the mood in Parliament, I believe that we did ourselves and the centre-right a disservice when we left the EPP. They are now free to indulge in knee-jerk Brit-bashing because we belong to a small, marginalised group and that makes us an easier target. We no longer have our moderating influence within the largest group in the Parliament."But it’s not only the ECR’s loss according to Mr Chichester:
"They [EPP] are losers too because of the balance and political leadership skills we brought to the group have gone."While that may be so when talking about a few of their MEPs, the fact remains that the UK has lost tremendous influence within the European Parliament through the group’s marginalisation since the Conservative delegation is the largest returned by UK electors at the last election alongside UKIP...
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