The government's posturing is about little more than saying enough to keep the eurosceptics quiet.
Despite the Conservatives' hopes, withdrawal from the Strasbourg court is unlikely to make it easier to send foreign criminals back to their home states.
If England pulls Scotland out of the EU against its will, the independence cause could be re-energised.
The shadow foreign secretary makes the Labour case for a pro-EU reform agenda.
Few can seriously claim that UK on its own would have as much clout in trade negotiations as the whole of the EU.
The "game-changing" pledge may be seen as just another slippery politician's promise.
Spending on the bloated Common Agricultural Policy has been increased, while spending on infrastructure and other growth projects has been cut.
Even if European leaders agree to a €34.4bn cut in the EU budget, the UK will almost certainly pay more.
Just 13 per cent of Turkey’s adult population expressed a desire to migrate, lower than many other countries.
Tory MPs need to remember that just six per cent of voters name the EU as one of the most "important issues" facing Britain.