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

‘Disaster for Britain if we left Europe’ – Labour campaign

Alan Johnson has warned of the ‘disaster’ that Britain would face if the country left Europe. Mr Johnson, who is leading the Labour campaign for the UK to remain, made the statements during his speech to the Labour Party Conference in Brighton and listed the dangers of a British exit. “Who will gain from our Read more


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  • In fact, official figures from the Department of Health show that the opposite is true! The cost to other European countries of treating Brits abroad is more than five times the cost to the NHS of treating EU visitors here. In other words, we benefit enormously from the EU... 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

  • 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. There is a persistent myth (reliably recycled every year by UK newspapers) that the European Court of Auditors has refused to sign off the EU’s accounts, but this is entirely false.

    In the most recent audit year (2013), the Court gave a clean bill of health to the... Read more