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Blair is un-Blairite on free movement of EU workers, Eagle Eye

Blair is un-Blairite on free movement of EU workers

I agree with Ed Miliband and disagree with Tony Blair about Europe in my column for The Independent on Sunday today.
Here is a graph that shows the relative success of Miliband and Yvette Cooper’s approach to the question of immigration. YouGov regularly asks: “Which political party [do] you think would handle [asylum and immigration] best?” [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Sunday, 8 June 2014 at 2:42 pm

More Polling on Free Movement of EU Workers, Eagle Eye

More Polling on Free Movement of EU Workers

David Cameron’s two big problems in renegotiating the terms of British membership of the EU, if he wins the election, are: 1. How to get “ever closer union” out of the EU Treaty; and 2. How to make it look as if he has curbed open immigration from other member states.
YouGov’s poll for The Sunday [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 21 October 2013 at 11:32 am

Why does Michael Gove want to leave the EU?, Eagle Eye

Why does Michael Gove want to leave the EU?

To go back to one of the most significant political moments of this year, the un-denied report by the Mail on Sunday on 14 October that Michael Gove, the Education Secretary, wants to renegotiate the terms of the UK’s membership of the European Union under threat of our leaving if the Government cannot secure the [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 12 November 2012 at 6:26 pm

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