Euro News Round-up

6th July 2015

David Campbell Bannerman MEP Says Greece Must Leave Euro

Interviewed on the American business news channel,  CNBC, on Sunday 5th of July 2015,  David Campbell Bannerman MEP of the Eastern Counties, said that Greece leaving the Euro would be bloody and difficult but it would be better for the country.   He stated that Greece’s debt which amounts to billions of Euros need to be wiped out and the drachma re-created in a radical solution.

See his appearance here or go to the speeches page.


11th May 2015

BBC News

David Cameron reappoints Iain Duncan Smith and meets backbenchers

Mediterranean migrant crisis: EU refugee quotas to be proposed

Greece seeks eurozone recognition of economic progress

Scotland has been rated the best country in Europe in terms of legal equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people.

Poland’s presidential election goes to second round


City AM

Tory MPs demand end to banker bashing: Bank levy debate hots up after historic Conservative election victory

HSBC creates £8bn UK small business fund

Nicola Sturgeon: SNP will be the main opposition to Conservatives

David Cameron to act quickly on EU renegotiations and in-out referendum (also in Breitbart, Independent and others)



Multimillionaire Charlotte Church ‘Devastated’ by Outcome of Democratic Process

The Green Party has been flushed out of power in Brighton and Hove, losing more than half its seats on the south coast council.



Brussels forces Britain to accept Med migrants (also in Telegraph)

North Korea claims test fire of submarine launched missile

Frontrunner Dan Jarvis quits race for Labour leadership

Speaker’s wife is accused of affair with his cousin



Ed Balls to get £88,000 ‘golden goodbye’ as former MPs are handed £11.5m taxpayer payout

Mandelson and Blair savage Miliband strategy as Labour faces decade in the wilderness (also in Independent – Ditching New Ladour mistake)

George Galloway launches legal battle to overturn election defeat

Michael Gove, new Justice Secretary, wanted to bring back hanging

Angela Merkel urges Vladimir Putin to curb violations of Ukraine ceasefire

China cuts interest rates again in bid to boost economy



Tory MPs urge David Cameron to take on EU as price of support

RAF to get £2billion fleet of jets to spot Putin’s nuclear submarines off British coast


Daily Mail

March of the Tory women: Cameron to make third of his new Cabinet female as he bids to shake off party’s ‘pale, male and stale’ image

Why Michael Gove must not fail to axe Labour’s hated Human Rights Act: JAMES SLACK offers 15 reasons



Iain Duncan Smith returns to cabinet to oversee £12bn welfare cuts

Nato kicks out Russian spies but revives Kremlin hotline amid Ukraine tensions

Assange appeal rejected by Sweden’s supreme court



11 reasons the poor are worried that Iain Duncan Smith is back in charge of benefits cuts

Labour leadership: A scan of the runners and riders reveals poor form – or no form at all–or-no-form-at-all-10240103.html

Anti-austerity protesters accuse police of ‘violence’ after 15 arrested near Downing Street

North Korea could have ballistic missiles on submarines within two years

Russian soldiers quit over forced Ukraine fighting, report claims

Mediterranean migrant crisis: EU seeks UN approval for gunship plan and ‘use of force’ to deter boats from Libya


Conservative Home

Is Britain a Conservative country?

Judy Terry: Council candidates should be told the truth about the risk of being elected

The arrogance of Chuka Umunna

Margaret Thatcher’s legacy should be a Conservatism For Bolton West


Victorious Cameron to brief party on EU strategy

French Finance Minister sees no Greek deal with euro zone on Monday


22 January 2014

‘Unemployed? Then get a job in Costa coffee’: Employment minister tells young they must be prepared to take ‘entry-level’ jobs

  • Esther McVey tells young they must to start at bottom and work way up
  • Claims British youth less prepared for world of work than foreign migrants
  • 941,000 people aged 16-24 unemployed – 282,000 for more than a year
  • Echoes of Norman Tebbit ‘on your bike’ slogan to workless

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Balls STILL talks down recovery despite IMF boost,: Shadow Chancellor under fire for dismissing figures and branding recovery ‘slowest for 100 years’

  • Shadow Chancellor accuses Government of being ‘complacent’
  • Mr Balls said recovery ‘was not built to last’ as wages were still down 
  • His comments have been slammed by financial experts as ‘disgraceful’

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Clegg ‘is facing a bloodbath’: Senior Lib Dems urge leader to back down over sex claims peer

  • Lord Rennard will seek an injunction if Mr Clegg holds inquiry into claims
  • Lord Steel raised stakes saying threat of expulsion should be withdrawn
  • Party members warn he has ‘black book’ of Lib Dems he’s not afraid to use

Shameless hypocrites trading in sanctimony: QUENTIN LETTS on the humbling of the Lib Dems

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Labour peers ‘in plot to sabotage Cameron bid for EU referendum’

LABOUR peers were last night accused of plotting to wreck David Cameron’s plans for a vote on Britain’s EU membership.

Nigel Farage on why Ukip ‘will go on speaking up for common sense’

WHEN the history is written years from now of how Britain won back its sovereignty I predict that two names will be up at the top of the billing.

Labour peers are so misguided with EU Referendum Bill amendments

MOST members of the unelected House of Lords realise that its function is merely to smooth the rough edges off government legislation.

Fifty Labour amendments to kill Bill for EU referendum

More than 50 amendments tabled for committee stage of the EU Referendum Bill, including holding a petition of a million voters, posing the questions in Cornish and giving prisoners the vote

The Lord Rennard shambles proves that the Lib Dems are still unfit for government

There will be Tory trouble on Europe unless David Cameron sends a Right-winger to Brussels

Tories need less ‘hate’ to win election, says minister

Nicky Morgan, the economic secretary, says party needs a more ‘positive long term plan’ instead of talking about what they are ‘anti’ all the time

UKIP Week: Bitter divisions in Lincolnshire

Oliver W Adam

Media Advisor to David Campbell Bannerman MEP
Conservative Member of the European Parliament (Eastern Counties)

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