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The European Commission should manage more development aid. This should be spent on programmes which best meet human needs, irrespective of foreign policy priorities.
The euro crisis has hit the EU's legitimacy. Part of the answer is to give national parliamentarians a bigger role in the EU.
The CER's commission was launched this week. Policy experts, economists and business people will examine the economic case for and against EU membership.
Britain's debate about the costs and benefits of EU membership is welcome and overdue. It should be based on informed analysis, not scary sound bites.
Eurozone policy-makers are complacent about the risks of low inflation. If the euro is to survive, inflation will need to rise significantly, especially in Germany.
The EU should set an ETS price floor, to attract investment to low-carbon options. The Commission should propose this without further delay.