REACTION TO EUROPEAN COUNCIL’S CONCLUSIONS – BRITISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE| EU & BELGIUM 15th December

The British Chamber of Commerce | EU & Belgium welcomes the declaration by the European Council that “sufficient progress” has been made in the negotiation of the UK withdrawal from the EU, and its decision to move to phase two. We urge the Commission to proceed swiftly with the negotiations on a withdrawal agreement incorporating the terms of the joint report of 8 December. We … Continue reading REACTION TO EUROPEAN COUNCIL’S CONCLUSIONS – BRITISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE| EU & BELGIUM 15th December

What next for EU-UK relations after the latest EU Council summit?

By Daniel Neale, Communications Officer at the British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium In the middle of last week’s EU summit, Prime Minister David Cameron was able to squeeze in the UK’s membership renegotiation process. With the talks now officially underway, he stated that “renegotiation will seek a new and better membership for the UK. One that is in EU, but not run by it”.  So … Continue reading What next for EU-UK relations after the latest EU Council summit?

Finding the Patterns in EU Decision-Making – Doru Frantescu, 5th March 2013

On Tuesday the 5th March 2013, the Brussels New Generation (BNG), in cooperation with Votewatch, held an event focusing on Finding the Patterns of EU Decision-making at the British Chamber of Commerce. Hosted by Doru Frantescu, Policy Director and Cofounder of Votewatch, the presentation engaged in topics such as the powerplay within the European Parliament between political parties, the voting coherence between MEPs and national … Continue reading Finding the Patterns in EU Decision-Making – Doru Frantescu, 5th March 2013