EU reform

We haven’t had a pan-European war for 70 years. Why is that?

30 June 2015 14:15

The EU referendum makes me suspect that the grownups don’t know what they’re doing. I can see how we got…

Will the Calais crisis create another EU headache for David Cameron?

24 June 2015 9:08

The crisis at Calais has once again raised the issue of UK border security. Some of the 3,000-odd illegal migrants…

Rachida Dati MEP interview — David Cameron’s unlikely French ally in Brussels

1 June 2015 17:35

The last time former French Justice Minister and MEP Rachida Dati had the attention of the British press she was…

Michael Gove: Tories will not be forgiven for ‘fudging’ the EU referendum

26 May 2015 16:35

Michael Gove’s gusto has returned after his elevation back to top level of the Cabinet. On Friday evening, the Justice…

Thankfully for Cameron, EU treaty change isn’t a black and white issue

26 May 2015 15:21

It seems every week now there is a story about France and/or Germany ruling out EU treaty change and thereby…

Cameron’s EU charm offensive must seem genuine

26 May 2015 11:36

There is so little detail on David Cameron’s talks with Jean-Claude Juncker that it is almost outweighed by the briefing…

Does David Cameron have the patience to achieve substantive EU reform?

19 May 2015 9:06

David Cameron is wisely using his first 100 days to tackle the biggest challenge of this parliament head on: the…

Podcast: Geeks vs spooks, a three-way Tory split and Theresa May’s manoeuvrings

27 November 2014 8:34

Are the nerds of Silicon Valley responsible for harbouring terrorists? On this week’s View from 22 podcast, Hugo Rifkind and James…

Tory eurosceptics plot to use loss in Rochester to pressure Cameron

7 November 2014 17:03

Labour might be mired in misery this week, but at least it can take comfort that around the corner is…

David Cameron: I want one last go at renegotiating Britain’s relationship with Europe

16 October 2014 15:11

Is David Cameron about to announce emergency controls on European jobseekers or a points-based system on EU migration? The Times…

David Cameron makes a success of his Juncker failure in the Commons

30 June 2014 18:03

Normally when Speaker Bercow drags out a statement from the Prime Minister to over an hour and a half, the…

Without significant change, Britain is heading towards the EU exit door

30 June 2014 14:12

Anyone interested in the EU debate should read Dominic Cummings’ report on the focus groups he recently conducted for Business…

David Cameron has to explain exactly how he intends to reform Britain’s EU relationship

28 June 2014 12:00

The results of last month’s European elections demonstrated an appetite for change in Europe among voters – all parties seem…

David Cameron’s eurosceptic colleagues are pushing him to set out his renegotiation demands

27 June 2014 14:42

David Cameron has warned his European colleagues that there will be ‘consequences’ if they support Jean-Claude Juncker’s appointment today. He’s…

Today’s migration figures show why Cameron should drop his ‘tens of thousands’ target

22 May 2014 11:36

The inconveniently-timed net migration figures are out this morning, and they’re not good for the Prime Minister’s pledge to get…

Nick v Nigel: what Cameron should worry about as he watches today’s fight

26 March 2014 9:02

Even though it’s not unreasonable to predict that both Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage can emerge from tonight’s LBC debate…

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How helpful can Angela Merkel be?

25 February 2014 12:11

Angela Merkel is, as James explains in this week’s magazine, central to David Cameron’s hopes of getting anything meaty at…

War gaming a better EU deal for Britain

11 December 2013 17:25

What will happen when Britain sits down to negotiate a new relationship with the European Union? The Open Europe think…

No, David Lidington: EU subsidiarity is not a ‘new principle’

10 December 2013 17:41

David Lidington’s letter to Conservative Party members on ‘reform in Europe’ tells us not very much about almost nothing at…