“So William Hague has launched the FCO review of the competences of the EU (essentially, an examination of the powers the EU has an how they are used).

It’s no surprise that just a few days earlier the EU Fresh Start group of Tory MEPs released its 200+ page PDF ‘Green Paper’ that is a first stab at examining the very same issue. Once you get beyond the nationalist rhetoric at the start the document is actually a reasonably forensic effort to work out what demands a future Tory government could make if the party is serious about demanding the repatriation of powers from the EU to the UK.”

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