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This story about the role of the UK Conservative Party in the European Parliament was published by EurActiv on 1st June 2010. Despite persistent rumours, the ruling British Conservative Party denied suggestions that they would eventually return to the mainstream centre-right EPP group in the European Parliament. EurActiv spoke to a leading party representative yesterday… » read more

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This story about the new coalition government in Britain was published by EurActiv on 12th May 2010. New Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives and the smaller Liberal Democrat party led by Nick Clegg struck an agreement early today (12 May) to form Britain’s first coalition government since 1945. Clegg is leading the Liberal Democrats back… » read more

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This story about the UK general election result was published by EurActiv on 7th May 2010. Preliminary results early on 7 May show that Britain’s opposition Conservatives look on course to become the largest party in parliament after the closest election in three decades. But the UK looks set for a hung parliament without a… » read more

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This story about last night’s televised UK election debate was published by EurActiv on 23rd April 2010. UK Conservative leader David Cameron, who according to polls remains on track to become the next British prime minister, delivered a vintage Tory performance in last night’s televised election debate, declaring that his government wanted to be “in… » read more

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On 14th April, the British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium hosted a roundtable event at the European Parliament titled, “Britain and the EU – Odd man out – or odd man in?” We were able to speak to the keynote speaker at the event, Sir Stephen Wall, the former UK Permanent Representative to the EU,… » read more

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