How many Tiers can the EU accommodate?

  The top Tier of the Eurozone, along with the Schengen area, has the greatest integration. The current German and French governments want this to deepen, with an “ever-greater union”, even incorporating closer military cooperation. A second Tier is where the UK sits by choice. Always reluctant to be wholehearted about commitment to the European … More How many Tiers can the EU accommodate?

ON THE CHANGING OF MINDS

When thinking about the personal relationship between Remainers and Leavers, I remember how very determined Professor Mike Dougan (Constitutional Law, Liverpool), was that we Remainers hold Leavers responsible for the depredations they have generated – it is our job to take Leavers to task for the damage they have (already) done. Leavers are responsible for … More ON THE CHANGING OF MINDS

The Centre Party

There’s a lot of talk about the creation of a new centre party (The Democrats?) which, apparently, has finance waiting for it as well as serious political backers – Blair & Major have been mentioned. Maybe it’s much to be desired – but will it work? I should state my position – I’m a disappointed … More The Centre Party