The issue of Europe matters too much to be left behind during this general election campaign.
Voters on May 6th will be united in a desire to see the state of the country improve. Decisions that will have a great effect on the future of our economy will be taken with our partners in the European Union.
Discussion on how the UK should position itself in these debates, however, has been woefully inadequate.
The debate about the EU in the UK has long been framed by the pro vs. anti European (or “sceptic” as some prefer) division. This has the advantage of being easy to understand, but unless the question is one of whether we should get out of the EU, it is irrelevant, and we need to move beyond them. Read full article »