Post Tagged with: "Lisbon Treaty"

How to repatriate 130 EU laws

This week Open Europe published a new report that shows how the Government could repatriate 130 EU laws on crime and policing, including the controversial European Arrest Warrant. The Government must decide before June 2014 whether a whole raft of EU police and justice laws, adopted before the Lisbon Treaty […]

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OpenEurope on amendments to the Lisbon Treaty

Via OpenEurope’s press pages: National diplomats have this morning finalised changes to the Lisbon Treaty in order to allow 18 extra MEPs to take their seats. EU leaders agreed at last week’s EU summit to launch an Intergovernmental Conference to handle the required treaty change. This short IGC was dealt […]

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Budget powers for the EU?

Via Cameron tells Merkel he would veto transfer of budget powers to EU – Times Online: David Cameron gave a blunt warning to Angela Merkel today that he would veto any attempt to reopen the Lisbon treaty to give the EU more power over national budgets. Standing alongside the German Chancellor, […]

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EU: A UK referendum on Lisbon becomes more likely

Via We are no longer crucial. We are marginal again — unless we say ‘No’ to the Lisbon Treaty – Analysis, Opinion –, we learn that full ratification of the Lisbon Treaty will be further delayed, making a UK referendum under a Conservative government more likely: The implications of this […]

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Czech Senate Sets Lisbon Treaty Vote For May 6-7

The Czech parliament’s upper house will vote on the European Union’s Lisbon treaty at a May 6-7 session, a spokesman said on Thursday, in what is widely seen as a tight vote after the government’s collapse last month. The treaty, which is intended to streamline decision-making in the bloc and […]

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Hannan’s Cromwellian speech on 26 April

On freedom, democracy and self determination. Courtesy of ToryBear: Watch Daniel Hannan Speech in News  |  View More Free Videos Online at He has a wonderful turn of phrase: … the European Constitution, now resurrected by grisly necromancy as the Lisbon Treaty… The Shakespeare he quotes: England, bound in with the […]

Read More — And now for a world government

From The Financial Times, of all places: I have never believed that there is a secret United Nations plot to take over the US. I have never seen black helicopters hovering in the sky above Montana. But, for the first time in my life, I think the formation of some […]

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