10 SEP 2014

The New Commission

By Chris Heaton-Harris MP. The UK secured a significant policy ‘win’ today with Lord Hill being given the important financial services brief in the new European Commission. The UK government has been lobbying hard for an important role for Lord Hill, and crucially, for financial service...

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03 JUL 2014

Common Sense prevails over language Testing for Doctors

By Charlotte Leslie MP. I was delighted to see the GMC gain new powers last week to assess whether Doctors from the EU have the right language skills to operate in the UK. The GMC will now be able to refuse a licence to those European doctors who cannot prove that they have the appropriate level of...

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17 JUN 2014

Libersalised Trade and Services

The Fresh Start Project today published its report on liberalising the Trade in Services across the EU. The report analyses the current strengths and weaknesses of the single market in services and makes six clear proposals to enhance the trade in services across the EU. It includes a foreword from ...

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19 MAY 2014

Reforming the EU: Winning the debate at home

By Julian Smith MP Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcaster, recently aired a feature on Julian Smith MP, in which he outlines the case for far-reaching reform of the EU reform, and how this debate is evolving in his Yorkshire constituency. You can view the report via the links below: E...

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15 JAN 2014

Fresh Start Project / Open Europe Conference

Last week the Fresh Start Project and the think tank, Open Europe, co-hosted the Pan-European Conference for EU Reform. The two-day event brought together 300 delegates from over 30 countries, including eight Ministers, a European Commissioner, former heads of state, politicians and business-leaders...

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