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Many employment rights that people have are a result of EU directives, and are now taken for granted.  Yet people are hostile about the EU because this message isn't being given to them, they only hear the anti-EU stuff.
Remember the Human Rights Act? That is not EU but Council of Europe. In any case, Blair and New Labour Generally have spent their second term in Office threatening to take it down without opposing the tabloid narrative that it's somehow a bad thing.

This is your party's leadership (including a large fraction of the front and back bench) we're talking about. When you fix that you can come back and blame Brussels.

The brainless should not be in banking. — Willem Buitler

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Mon Jun 8th, 2009 at 11:17:03 AM EST
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