Britain handing over its power to the EU superstate
07/08/2007

Here is a top minister in Britain's Labour Government wanting Britain to cease to have an independent existence. We would be part of a single European state and the government wants just that. Christina Speight ==================== THE TIMES 6.8.07 I'm a huge fan of giving power to Brussels, said Brown policy adviser Dominic Maxwell Britain’s seat at the UN Security Council will eventually be handed to the European Union, Lord Malloch Brown, the Foreign Office Minister, has suggested. The former diplomat was brought in by Gordon Brown to help to overhaul foreign policy was already under fire for suggesting that Britain and America would no longer be “joined at the hip”. He faces fresh controversy after it emerged that last October, when he was Deputy General Secretary of the UN, he spoke approvingly of growing EU representation on a visit to Brussels last October. According to a report by the EU Observer, he told Brussels diplomats that the EU was heading toward one single seat within the UN institutions. He said: “I think it will go in stages. We are going to see a growing spread of it institution by institution. It is not going to happen with a flash and a bang.” He added that he hoped that it would happen “as quickly as possible. I’m a huge fan of it.” The remarks were unearthed by the Conservatives, who are stepping up pressure on Mr Brown over how far he was prepared to hand control of foreign policy to Brussels. William Hague, Shadow Foreign Secretary, said: “It is alarming that Gordon Brown has chosen to put in charge of UN reform the man who thinks we should give up our UN Security Council seat to the EU.” Mr Hague said that the question of Brussels representation at the UN had become a “live” issue in negotiations over the new EU treaty. The Government had tried but failed to delete a clause that allowed the EU to speak at the Security Council on some matters. This failure, he said, helped to show that the new treaty agreed by EU leaders in June was the previous EU constitution in all but name. The Tories will this week step up the pressure on Mr Brown on his refusal to allow voters a referendum on the proposed treaty. “The new Treaty, like the old, could automatically let the EU foreign minister speak for Britain at the UN Security Council in certain situations,” Mr Hague said. “This is clearly the thin end of the wedge for an EU takeover of our UN seat. Given that our independent voice at the EU is now coming under threat, the case for letting people have the final say in the referendum they were promised is now unanswerable.” The Foreign and Commonwealth Office said that Lord Malloch Brown had not been speaking as a minister, adding: “The Government has made it clear that there is nothing in the EU treaty which requires Britain to give up its seat at the UN Security Council.” Lord Malloch Brown has been the new Prime Minister’s most controversial appointment. The former UN diplomat was made a peer and a minister despite not being a member of the Labour Party. He caused waves with his first interview last month, when he signalled that Mr Brown wanted to distance himself from the US and build new links to European leaders such as Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, and President Sarkozy of France. “You need to build coalitions that are lateral, which go beyond the bilateral blinkers of the normal partners,” he said. “My hope is that foreign policy will become much more impartial.” The extent of Brown's cave-in gets clearer. Here is a top minister w`anting Britain to cease to have an independent existence. We would be part of a single European state and the government wants just that. Christina ==================== THE TIMES 6.8.07 I'm a huge fan of giving power to Brussels, said Brown policy adviser Dominic Maxwell Britain’s seat at the UN Security Council will eventually be handed to the European Union, Lord Malloch Brown, the Foreign Office Minister, has suggested. The former diplomat was brought in by Gordon Brown to help to overhaul foreign policy was already under fire for suggesting that Britain and America would no longer be “joined at the hip”. He faces fresh controversy after it emerged that last October, when he was Deputy General Secretary of the UN, he spoke approvingly of growing EU representation on a visit to Brussels last October. According to a report by the EU Observer, he told Brussels diplomats that the EU was heading toward one single seat within the UN institutions. He said: “I think it will go in stages. We are going to see a growing spread of it institution by institution. It is not going to happen with a flash and a bang.” He added that he hoped that it would happen “as quickly as possible. I’m a huge fan of it.” The remarks were unearthed by the Conservatives, who are stepping up pressure on Mr Brown over how far he was prepared to hand control of foreign policy to Brussels. William Hague, Shadow Foreign Secretary, said: “It is alarming that Gordon Brown has chosen to put in charge of UN reform the man who thinks we should give up our UN Security Council seat to the EU.” Mr Hague said that the question of Brussels representation at the UN had become a “live” issue in negotiations over the new EU treaty. The Government had tried but failed to delete a clause that allowed the EU to speak at the Security Council on some matters. This failure, he said, helped to show that the new treaty agreed by EU leaders in June was the previous EU constitution in all but name. The Tories will this week step up the pressure on Mr Brown on his refusal to allow voters a referendum on the proposed treaty. “The new Treaty, like the old, could automatically let the EU foreign minister speak for Britain at the UN Security Council in certain situations,” Mr Hague said. “This is clearly the thin end of the wedge for an EU takeover of our UN seat. Given that our independent voice at the EU is now coming under threat, the case for letting people have the final say in the referendum they were promised is now unanswerable.” The Foreign and Commonwealth Office said that Lord Malloch Brown had not been speaking as a minister, adding: “The Government has made it clear that there is nothing in the EU treaty which requires Britain to give up its seat at the UN Security Council.” Lord Malloch Brown has been the new Prime Minister’s most controversial appointment. The former UN diplomat was made a peer and a minister despite not being a member of the Labour Party. He caused waves with his first interview last month, when he signalled that Mr Brown wanted to distance himself from the US and build new links to European leaders such as Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, and President Sarkozy of France. “You need to build coalitions that are lateral, which go beyond the bilateral blinkers of the normal partners,” he said. “My hope is that foreign policy will become much more impartial.”

 
 
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