Far Right Gains in France a Pivotal Moment

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Photo by Pedro Lastra on Unsplash Gains by the far right in last week’s EU elections are “deeply concerning”, says former UK MEP Claude Moraes  The far right held their positions in Italy and the Netherlands (with swings between far-right parties rather than to them). But they failed to make headway in other countries where they were predicted…

The European Elections of 2024

Edward Macmillan-Scott

I was first elected in 1984 as a pro-EU Conservative for a Yorkshire UK constituency. Since then, I fought no less than six more Euro-elections, mostly as a member of the Christian Democrat/Conservative European Peoples Party group, writes Edward McMillan-Scott. But when David Cameron, then UK premier, formed a new nationalist Conservatives and Reformists group…