Category Archives: Europa

Voters ‘want Blair resignation’

Fra bbcnews.com Most voters believe Tony Blair should resign as prime minister within a year, according to a News of the World poll. Of those polled, 42% want him to step down now and a further 15% within a year. Some 21% said they wanted him to stay until after the general election. Farmann kommentar: [...]
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Blair og Brown sammen – i alle fall frem til lokalvalget

BBC melder i dag at Tony Blair og Gordon Brown, de to mektigste i Labour og rivaler, fremstår som samlet når de onsdag skal lansere Labours valgkampanje foran lokalvalget 4. mai. Dette valget anses som viktig. Det er viktig for Labour for å se om partiet taper stemmer etter avsløringen av "cash for peerages", det [...]
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Cameron forandrer toriene

En måned etter at toriene valgte David Cameron som ny leder er partiet i ferd med å gjennomgå en forandring. Partiet skal rekruttere flere kvinner og etniske minoriteter som parlamentsmedlemmer, og politikken skal forandres på viktige områder: sosial rettferdighet miljøvern økonomi globalisering offentlige tjenester sikkerhet David Cameron har nedsatt arbeidsgrupper som skal bidra til å [...]
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Chris Patten urges stronger line against Tsar Putin

The former EU foreign affairs commissioner and former Tory Chairman was reacting to Russia's apparent attempts to punish Ukraine's Orange Revolutionaries for rejecting its preferred presidential candidate. The man who has been Chairman, Governor, Commissioner and is now Chancellor and Lord argued that the EU (and the west in general) had been too soft on [...]
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EU, Storbritannia & skattekompetanse

Today the ECJ ruled on British tax law. The long awaited judgement from the unaccountable ECJ could cost the British taxpayer billions of Pounds. The fact that the EU has overturned UK tax law shows that Blair’s famous red-line, which he claimed he secured when the EU Constitution was being drafted, was in fact a [...]
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Johnson given Tory frontbench job

Boris Johnson has resigned as editor of the Spectator magazine to return to the Conservative front bench. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/4514866.stm Farmann ønsker Boris Johnson lykke til i sin nye jobb. Han har vært en fantastisk redaktør for The Spectator, og vi håper dette arbeidet fortsetter.
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