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Are Europe and America drifting apart? Dear Tim

8th April 2002

Britain is a European country with European values. Its home is in the European Union-the most successful political and economic institution in the world. The enormous concentrations of private power set in train by globalisation are triggering an accompanying imperative to create global public goods-from policing the environment to ensuring trustworthy accounting standards. For these tasks a multilateral institution like the EU is a precious asset.

Our obligation is to uphold and deepen the EU, to entrench European values at the same time as deploying the EU’s power…

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