Fox on Europe – Live

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I do not believe that Britain’s national interest is served by its current relationship with the EU.  We have not moved the goalposts. But they have been moved nonetheless. We must now respond. For 20 years, since I entered Parliament, we have been told that we are winning the arguments on Europe and that it is coming in our direction. It is not true. We must free ourselves from the dogma of “ever closer union” that has been a handicap on every government since the 1970s. It is a dogma that has led to failure to adapt to a changing world and has thrown millions of young Europeans into high and structural unemployment. There will be those who say that this is the wrong time and that it is politically difficult or even impossible. These are the perpetual arguments for inertia. It is the British public who must be the final arbiters and their voice has been ignored for too long. Politicians of all parties must show that they are able and willing to put the National interest ahead of narrow electoral interests. We should not wait for EU leaders to recognise the failure of the ill-conceived euro before we set out what we want for the British people. Britain’s destiny is not a debating issue for leaders on the continent. It must be made in Britain. This is the time for us to rise to the challenge.”

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