Children with cancer can’t wait any longer
06 Dec 2016 – 10:09 | No Comment

The EU Paediatric Medicines Regulation has benefited a series of childhood diseases, yet only two innovative anti-cancer drugs have been authorised so far. Francoise Grossetete MEP analyses the impact of the legislation and points out …

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A strategy for the UK’s future trade policy
30 Sep 2016 – 17:05
A strategy for the UK’s future trade policy

The United Kingdom’s future trade policy should certainly start with the EU, its main and most proximal trade partner, writes Mark Manger, a Professor at the University of Toronto and a former consultant to the …

Navigating the rocky road ahead
30 Sep 2016 – 17:00
Navigating the rocky road ahead

What impact does Brexit have on the NHS and our health? Julie Girling MEP looks at the pros and cons and says the impact largely depends upon what the United Kingdom’s new Prime Minister adopts …

Can we solve the trade problem while keeping the spirit of Brexit in place?
30 Sep 2016 – 17:00
Can we solve the trade problem while keeping the spirit of Brexit in place?

Pondering over the UK’s trade problem and the essence of the Leave camp, The Rt Hon John Redwood MP, the former cabinet minister, argues that Britain need not belong to the single market in order …

The Brexit effect and why strong neighbourhoods matter
30 Sep 2016 – 16:10
The Brexit effect and why strong neighbourhoods matter

The United Kingdom is strong only when her neighbourhood is safe and secure, writes Dr Simon J. Smith, Lecturer of International Relations from StaffordshireUniversity. Considering Britain’s long-term security interests from an insider’s perspective, he argues …

Papadimoulis provides an alternative vision for the future of Europe
29 Sep 2016 – 13:35
Papadimoulis provides an alternative vision for the future of Europe

Dimitrios Papadimoulis MEP, Vice President of the European Parliament worries that removing Britain from the continental bloc will shift the balance of power within Europe and force a rethink of its role in the world. …

The Finnish Perspective
29 Sep 2016 – 09:10
The Finnish Perspective

The United Kingdom may not leave the European Union very soon or at least, not until 2019. Reflecting on the unfamiliar path taken by both parties of the divorce, Heidi Hautala MEP, Chair of the …

Caught between a rock and a hard place
29 Sep 2016 – 09:05
Caught between a rock and a hard place

The people of Britain voted to Leave the European Union, in a decision which will transform the political, economic and cultural relationships between Britain and the EU. FRANÇOISE GROSSETÊTE MEP analyses the potential consequences of …

British democracy is facing crisis; it’s time to take back control
29 Sep 2016 – 09:00
British democracy is facing crisis; it’s time to take back control

What was the vision of democracy of the Leave campaigners? Questioning their idea of “taking control” and the manner in which Theresa May was elected to power, Keith Taylor MEP, Green Party Member of the …

Will there be a second Scottish independence referendum?
29 Sep 2016 – 09:00
Will there be a second Scottish independence referendum?

Another Scottish referendum is highly likely if the Government of the United Kingdom fails to protect Scottish interests while exiting the EU. While two-thirds of Scots voted to Remain in the European Union and with …

‘Far more unites us than separates us’
29 Sep 2016 – 09:00
‘Far more unites us than separates us’

Fondly recalling the principles of the Schuman Declaration of the 1950’s, Sirpa Pietikäinen MEP, Member of the Christian Democrats, writes that despite Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, the same needs will unite us more …