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.
The Prime Minister may encourage Tory Europhobes to believe he can change the shape of the EU — but, as our history shows, he can’t.
New polling by the Fabian Society shows that 18-34 year olds are significantly more pro-European than the previous generation.
The afternoon's Europe debate is purposely designed to discomfit Labour. But Miliband's high-minded opposition is a risky strategy.
Is the Chancellor hoping the public will forget he's responsible for raising taxes?
Rather than defending existing social security entitlements, politicians need to mobilise public support for a new set of social investment priorities.