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Of mushroom and crises

Posted by Richard Tuesday, April 27, 2004

In a perceptive piece in the Daily Telegraph today, Ambrose Evans-Pritchard writes about the detail of the constitution, drawing attention to the “niggling problems” in the text “that could escalate into crises if Brussels ever chose to exercise its powers aggressively”.

He calls into question whether our oil industry is really secure from EU interference, whether the national veto over issues of tax fraud and tax evasion really do protect our tax freedom, and even whether our rebate is safe. In all, Blair’s “red lines” begin to look no more secure than a chunk of meat in a tank of piranha.

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