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Category Archives: Europe
Rearranging the deck chairs on the Natural England Titanic.
Natural England chairs come and go, and today’s publication of the advert inviting applicants to be the next chair, gives me an opportunity to look, once again, at the absolute state of Natural England. Some may feel all I do … Continue reading
The snowstorm of emails asking your permission to stay on mailing lists has finally abated. If you, like me, have also noticed that some of the websites you previously visited are no longer there, that’s also because of GDPR – … Continue reading
Posted in Europe, GDPR Tagged data protection, GDPR 7 Comments
Shared from Ruth Davis’ blog nature and the common good : Five things I’ve learnt during the referendum campaign.
I enjoyed reading this piece from Ruth Davis, formerly of Plantlife, RSPB and Greenpeace, now at E3G. Ruth writes at Nature and the Common Good. I thought I would share it with you: 1) Project fear is really Project Common … Continue reading
Posted in EU referendum, Europe, ruth davis, Uncategorized Tagged EU referendu, ruth davis 5 Comments
Iain Duncan Smith “may have done ok from the EU”
Iain Duncan Smith has come out fighting today, insulting the Germans, deriding the Prime Minister as a push-over, but most importantly appealing to the British people’s better nature, arguing that the EU is “a force for social injustice”. He apparently … Continue reading
Posted in Common Agricultural Policy, EU referendum, Europe, Iain Duncan Smith Tagged CAP, EU referendum, farm subsidies, Iain Duncan Smith, Swanbourne 1 Comment
Farm leaders make case to stay in EU, to protect exports and their influence in Brussels
Farm business leaders are clearly rattled. They can see that the campaign to take the UK out of the EU is not going away, even if the “leave” camp is currently channelling the amphitheatre scene in Life of Brian, with … Continue reading
Posted in agriculture, Common Agricultural Policy, EU referendum, Europe 1 Comment
Reasons to stay in the EU: “It’s not the economy, stupid”.
The people imploring us to leave the EU complain that we pay so much into the EU budget, but get so little back. It is true that last year the UK was the 3rd largest contributor to the EU budget, … Continue reading
Posted in Common Agricultural Policy, EU referendum, Europe, European environment policy Tagged CAP, EU referendum 14 Comments
UKIP reiterates its opposition to nature protection.
Some have recently suggested that UKIP has a coherent environmental policy. Well, a few UKIP supporters have, anyway. I’ve written previously about the bizarre views of UKIP’s environment spokesperson Andrew Charalambous aka Dr Earth. And then there’s UKIP’s MEP and … Continue reading
Posted in Europe, European environment policy, Nature Directives, UKIP Tagged Nature Directives, Refit, UKIP 8 Comments
Refugee Crisis exposes the poverty of compassion in our politics and media
I am the son of an immigrant. My mum arrived here from Australia in 1954 to work but also to explore her roots and travel around Britain and Europe – she had not planned … Continue reading
Posted in Europe, refugees Tagged Europe, Refugees 3 Comments