The Bruges Group spearheaded the intellectual battle to win a vote to leave the European Union and, above all, against the emergence of a centralised EU state.

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Rebutting the Government’s pro-EU propaganda

Robert Oulds


Triggered by an enquiry from a constituent of Philip Davies MP, a series of correspondence began between Mr Davies, the Bruges Group and the Europe Minister, the Rt Hon David Lidington MP. The Minister originally claimed that there were a number of benefits that follow from Britain’s EU membership. The Bruges Group rebutted these erroneous claims. The Europe Minister then responded to the Bruges Group’s countering of his pro-EU propaganda. Here the Bruges Group analyses David Lidington’s assertions. His response to the Bruges Group analysis poses important questions about the Governments attitude to the EU. These questions need to be answered.

Click here to read the rebuttals and David Lidington's misleading claims