About: Julian Priestley

Public Affairs 18-05-2015

Analysts: 2019 EU elections will be transformative for European democracy

The Spitzenkandidaten process was never going to be the magic wand, creating a new sense of engagement. But it will in 2019, if we are able to learn the lesson of 2014, said Julian Priestley and Nereo Peñalver Garcia, in an interview with EURACTIV.
Brexit 16-01-2014

EU election fault lines: The free movement of labour

Cutting across concerns about immigration, wages and social dumping, the issue of free movement of labour is a hot topic not only in the UK, but also in most of the old EU 15 countries, and that will have a serious impact in the upcoming European elections, writes Julian Priestley.
Brexit 11-09-2013

European elections: The recipe for success of the British progressives

Ahead of the European elections, the UK Left has a story to tell. And it has the chance to express public anger and to garner support for an alternative, writes Julian Priestley.
Brexit 03-09-2012

Britain and Europe going through gradual disengagement

British Prime Minister David Cameron recently affirmed that he would fight to keep his country in the EU in any future referendum, but his policies towards the ‘community acquis’ shows otherwise, writes Sir Julian Priestley.
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