Here is an article on the EU-US Free Trade Agreement and a video of a debate from the European Parliament in which I took part alongside other MEPs debating the agreement which can be...
The Irish government has made much of the fact that it now holds the EU Presidency, chairing meetings of the European Council. It has been proudly proclaiming success in negotiating a new...
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The announcement by Olli Rehn that the unelected European Commission has opened ‘excessive imbalance procedures’ against Slovenia and Spain is significant. It represents a step up in their blackmail campaign in demanding more austerity measures. It also demonstrates the impact of the extra powers that have been given to the Commission. The fact that they also mention a...Read More
Fine Gaels Minister Varadkar has given the public yet another glimpse into the reality of austerity yesterday with his comments, stating that mothers may have to give up their jobs if their childcare payments exceed their wages. This comes in the wake of an article in the Independent last week which claimed that second cars, Sky Sports, and Medical Insurance could all be...Read More