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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Black is White: Government deception and the Galileo project

Gawain Towler 

BlackisWhite 

In a follow-up to the original Bruges Group paper on the EU's Galileo project, this paper looks at the most recent developments and the obvious disinformation being provided by the Government to Parliamentary Questions. It illustrates the essential dishonesty and near panic within government at the state of the whole Galileo project.

In the Treaty of Lisbon Article 2C/3 will allow the EU to develop a space policy. This was something that had been removed from the original Constitution during the European Convention but like energy policy has returned in the new treaty. Its effect will be that the Commission will be able to fund Galileo as it sees fit.

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