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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.
Britain's government has finally reached internal agreement on opting out of EU police co-operation. But the fragile accord exposes the coalition’s fundamental differences over Europe.
Is there any point in Britain staying in the EU if it is outside the euro? No, according to increasing numbers of British eurosceptics and European federalists.
The working time directive has had limited impact on British business. It has caused trouble in hospitals partly because the NHS relies so heavily on junior doctors.
Despite the overwhelming weight of evidence, both empirical and theoretical, many policy-makers will continue to trot out Margaret Thatcher's favourite line: there is no alternative.
Margaret Thatcher became a totem for Britain's eurosceptics. And it is true that in her final years in office – and even more after she left it – she became virulently eurosceptic.