|A New Year message for 2009 |
In his New Year message to members, Peter Luff, Chairman of the European Movement UK, looked at the implications of the current financial recession for Britain’s attitude to Europe. Many economists now see joining the world’s second largest currency – the euro – as being the only logical step towards regaining stability. But opinion polls indicate that over 70% of British people still oppose Britain’s membership of the euro. Will the crisis jolt British people into a better informed debate? Will our European neighbours help rescue us?
Click the link above to read the message
|Presidency lunches |
It is a tradition that the branch organises a lunch or dinner twice a year, with an expert speaker to review the work taken on by the country holding the current Presidency of the European Council.
|9 May 2009 |
Seminar and European election event
held at Dorothy Stringer School, Loder Road, BrightonThe day fell into two parts. Topics in a morning seminar for members and guests concentrated on European policy during an unexpected period of economic stress.
The Global Credit Crisis and the EU response
Then an afternoon “Question time” debate, open to the public, offered the opportunity to put key questions to candidates for the major political parties standing in the European Parliamentary elections to be held on Thursday 4 June.
Chair: Jack Hazelgrove
|Annual General Meeting |
The Sussex branch AGM was held in Steyning