New poll reveals UK wants to stay

A new opinion poll on the EU referendum shows an increasing number of people want the UK to stay in Europe. The poll by ComRes says the proportion of people who want to “Remain” in Europe is now 19 points higher than those who want to “Leave”. The poll was commissioned by the Daily Mail. Read more


Who says the Eurozone is going pear-shaped? Actually, confidence is high

The Eurozone has bucked the trend of economic jitters by posting its healthiest recordings of economic sentiment for four years. An article by the Daily Telegraph states that businesses and consumers in the zone are more confident about prospects than at any time since 2011. Positive sentiment was recorded in all major industries except construction in Read more

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Join the pack! #Students4Europe is growing every day!

The grassroots student campaign to keep the UK in Europe has announced yet more campaign dates in universities up and down the country. Students4Europe, organised by students for students, is a chance for students to have their say in the Europe debate. Here are just some of the places we are taking the Students4Europe campaign Read more


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  • Not true. The European Commission doesn’t make laws. It only makes proposals, which are then debated, amended and passed (or rejected) by elected national governments and directly-elected MEPs. In any case, Commissioners themselves are accountable to the European Parliament, which elects its president, approves its appointment and can dismiss... Read more

  • The European Court of Human Rights has nothing to do with the EU. It’s an entirely separate institution, with separate membership, set up by Britain after World War II to enforce the Convention on Human Rights which we helped to write. Britain has always been a signatory to this... Read more

  • Not true. In fact, our own (rather eurosceptic) government estimates that EU membership is worth £3000 a year to every British family. And the budget for the whole EU is just 1% of GDP, compared to about 49% spent by national governments. That’s just 2% of our public spending... Read more

  • Not true. The EU is the world’s biggest single market, and it’s far and away our biggest trading partner, amounting to well over half of our world exports. Indeed, we export more to Holland alone than to the entirety of the Commonwealth. Evidence

    The same applies to our imports, with European countries providing... Read more