The Bruges Group spearheads the intellectual battle against the notion of "ever-closer Union" in Europe and, above all, against British involvement in a single European state.
 

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Tackling the EU Empire

Basic critical facts on the EU/Eurozone
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The Conservative Party manifesto commitments to take back powers from Brussels and to protect the UK from the EU’s Charter of Fundamental Rights have been quietly dropped. To make matters worse the pledge to hold a referendum on the Lisbon Treaty was abandoned.
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The Bruges Group aims to promote discussion on the European Union and to advance the education of the public on European affairs.

Civil Liberties

The EU Threat to Democracy and Liberty

Defending Europe's pluralism and diversity
We must not only be unafraid of a future outside the EU. We would be defending the pluralism and diversity which has been the true glory of European civilization.
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Everything you wanted to know about the EU

But were afraid to ask - the book by Robert Oulds
The book explores the EU including explaining key issues to do with Britain and its EU membership. Telling you what you need to know to navigate your way through the debate.
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Alternatives to the EU

Britain's Global Leadership

The positive future for a UK outside the EU
Britain, being subsumed within the EU, is punching below its weight. We do not have to be governed by Brussels. This country’s potential can only be fulfilled when we leave.
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The City of London in retreat

The EU’s attack on Britain’s most successful industry
The UK’s position as a world leader in the provision of international business services is under threat. How is Britain to remain a well-paid, successful and influential nation in the 21st century?
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The Bruges Group is a think-tank which holds meetings and produces research on issues relating to Britain’s membership of the European Union. Our Founder President was the Rt Hon. the Baroness Margaret Thatcher.

Through its work the Bruges Group spearheads the intellectual battle against European integration, EU federalism, centralisation and enlargement. The Bruges Group promotes the positive alternatives to membership of the European Union and the need to restore British sovereignty and democracy. The Bruges Group advocates that Britain should vote to leave the European Union in the forthcoming EU referendum.