Tag Archive for European Parliament elections

Time to turn out

Lord McConnell

Today in Tokyo I will deliver a speech to the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan. Business leaders here have questions about the future of the UK. And this matters. UK exports to Japan are just under £10 billion; Japanese investment in the UK is the highest in the EU; and 1300 Japanese firms employ…

A policy-free election?

Lord Norton

I was speaking today at a seminar, organised by the Magna Carta Institute of Brunel University, on the European Parliament elections.  What is notable about the elections is the extent to which they attract relatively little attention (nothing on them that I could see in this morning’s Times or Daily Telegraph) and what attention they…