Posts Tagged “european commission”

CentreForum Liberal Heroes of the Week #49: Frédérique Ries, Rebecca Taylor and Chris Davies

by Stephen Tall on October 11, 2013

Liberal Hero of the Week (and occasional Villains) is chosen by Stephen Tall, Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice, and Research Associate at CentreForum.  Frédérique Ries, Rebecca Taylor and Chris Davies MEPs within the ALDE (Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe) group Reason: for stopping the European Commission’s proposal that electronic cigarettes should be treated […]

Gibraltar: Lib Dem MEP Graham Watson calls on EU Commission President to intervene

by Stephen Tall on August 17, 2013

Self-determination — the right of nations to freely choose their sovereignty and international political status with no external compulsion or interference — is a pretty fundamental principle of international law. It’s the basis on which British sovereignty in the Falkland Islands and Gibraltar is founded. 11 years ago, the people of Gibraltar were asked in […]