"I didn't become an MEP in order to promote the EU - I want us to govern our own country. I go to Brussels to speak up for British interests and the people of the East of England. My priorities are the prosperity and security of the United Kingdom."Geoffrey Van Orden MEP - everyday
A fresh start for the Europe-India relationship
Smt. Sumitra Mahajan, the Speaker of the Indian Parliament, the Lok Sabha, led a group of Indian MPs to the European Parliament on 23/24 June.Read more
Telegraph Article: Have we stuck our heads in the sand over Europe?
Britain can be stronger and safer by freeing itself from cumbersome EU structures.Read more
Geoffrey Van Orden slams Juncker’s proposal for an EU army
“This relentless drive towards a European army must stop. For Eurocrats every crisis is seen as an opportunity to further the EU’s centralising objectives. However the EU’s defence ambitions are detrimental to our national interest, to Nato, and to the close alliances that Britain has with many countries outside the EU – not least the United States, Gulf allies, and many Commonwealth countries.” Van Orden also accused Juncker of living in a “fantasy world”. “If our nations faced a serious security threat, who would we want to rely on – Nato or the EU? The question answers itself,” he said.
The Guardian, 8 March 2015Read more
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