About: Gordon Brown Archives

  • BoE chief calls for Brown caution on global stimulus

    News | Euro & Finance 25-03-2009

    Ahead of the G20 meeting in London next week, the head of the Bank of England (BoE), the UK's central bank, called for caution over attempts by Prime Minister Gordon Brown to get other European countries to agree to come up with additional stimulus packages to kick start the world economy.

  • UK millionaire tries to defeat Lisbon Treaty in court

    News | Brexit 09-06-2008

    A British businessman is taking the UK government to court today over its refusal to hold a referendum on the EU Treaty. The move adds to the feeling of uncertainty about the EU's future, with the 'yes' and 'no' camps neck-and-neck ahead of the Irish referendum on 12 June.

  • Britain’s policy on Europe

    Opinion | Brexit 17-09-2007

    UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown's view of the EU is "utilitarian" and "similar to that of Margaret Thatcher" in that he supports it as far as it helps Britain, according to Sir Stephen Wall, the former UK Permanent Representative to the EU and former EU Adviser to the Prime Minister.

  • European choices for Gordon Brown

    Opinion | Brexit 09-07-2007

    UK Prime Minster Gordon Brown should work to dispel the 'demonic myths' that have 'poisoned' Britain’s relationship with the EU, a new Centre for European Reform (CER) booklet claims.