‘Let’s be honest with our voters at home. This process is a sham.’

In a short speech to the European Parliament, Claire slammed the undemocratic nature of the way in which the new Commission was rubber-stamped. ‘It was my first time speaking in front of a full chamber’, Claire told Brexit Facts4EU.Org, ‘and given the occasion of the Commission’s vote, I think the parliament were expecting a more … Read more ‘Let’s be honest with our voters at home. This process is a sham.’

‘This becomes advocacy and propaganda rather than science’

At the European Parliament in Strasbourg on 28 November, Claire comments on her decision to vote against the EU’s climate emergency motion. She criticises the hyped-up alarmist climate propaganda as anti-science scaremongering being used to terrifying young children into believing the world is on the brink of destruction. She finishes by calling for the climate … Read more ‘This becomes advocacy and propaganda rather than science’

‘It is an assault on each and every voter’

On 28 November in the European Parliament at Strasbourg, Claire justifies her decision to vote against the election of new Commission on the ground that their election is a misnomer and a sham, since they were not accountable to the electorate of Europe. She argues the whole process is an attack on the very concept … Read more ‘It is an assault on each and every voter’

Labour racism, commission elections and the Left Case for Sovereignty

Claire reports from Strasbourg on the events of the week – from the election of the Commission and the EU’s decision to file legal proceedings against the UK for not nominating a Commissioner, to the anti-Semitism scandal engulfing Labour. Claire also announces the launch of her and fellow Leftixeer MEP Henrik Overgaard-Nielsen’s new book, Reclaiming … Read more Labour racism, commission elections and the Left Case for Sovereignty

Democracy and freedom are worth fighting for and should be celebrated

On the 25 November, at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Claire congratulated the momentous victory of the pro-democracy faction in the recent Hong Kong elections, particularly after they endured violence at the hands of the Chinese government when they took to the streets in defence of their liberty. She applauds them as an inspiration to … Read more Democracy and freedom are worth fighting for and should be celebrated

Talking Brexit and more on Quays TV show, The Debate

Claire took part in a new show, The Debate, produced by students at the University of Salford. The first topic was Brexit and Claire pointed out how, quite to the astonishment of many politicians who were worried about a low turnout, voters in the EU referendum were engaged and took the issue very seriously. Whatever … Read more Talking Brexit and more on Quays TV show, The Debate

‘The EU is blackmailing nation states to repatriate jihadis’

On Thursday 7 November, Claire attacked the attempts by the EU to force member states to take back those who have rejected Western civilisation and values. She argues that while the refusal to take back jihadis and their children is an act of moral cowardice by national governments, it should be the people of each … Read more ‘The EU is blackmailing nation states to repatriate jihadis’