TPA at the Bruges Group conference

November 24, 2008 9:52 AM

On Saturday I went to the Bruges Group conference to give a speech entitled ‘big government is bad government’.  When the video is uploaded this week I’ll put it on the site so you can have a look. 


Importantly, it was a timely conference looking at the costs of the EU, the costs of misguided climate change policies and the damaging effects of government waste.  Speech after speech hit out at the damaging effects of big government, how the EU wastes our money and does nothing to stop it, how ID cards and an out of control bureaucracy squander taxpayers’ money and that our politicians are doing nothing to trim down the size of government.


Going around the conference in the intervals, I met some very keen supporters you can see below.  But I was determined that everyone photographed would send a message to Gordon Brown.


Teresa Gorman, former Conservative MP for Billericay and Masstricht rebel:


BrugesConf 003


Marta Andreasen, former chief accountant to the EU who spoke out on the waste and corruption in the EU:


BrugesConf 006  


TPA supporter Douglas Evans and Gerard Batten MEP:


BrugesConf 002


Author Lindsay Jenkins and TPA supporter Mick McGough:


BrugesConf 007


TPA supporter Kenneth Irvine:


BrugesConf 010 


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On Saturday I went to the Bruges Group conference to give a speech entitled ‘big government is bad government’.  When the video is uploaded this week I’ll put it on the site so you can have a look. 


Importantly, it was a timely conference looking at the costs of the EU, the costs of misguided climate change policies and the damaging effects of government waste.  Speech after speech hit out at the damaging effects of big government, how the EU wastes our money and does nothing to stop it, how ID cards and an out of control bureaucracy squander taxpayers’ money and that our politicians are doing nothing to trim down the size of government.


Going around the conference in the intervals, I met some very keen supporters you can see below.  But I was determined that everyone photographed would send a message to Gordon Brown.


Teresa Gorman, former Conservative MP for Billericay and Masstricht rebel:


BrugesConf 003


Marta Andreasen, former chief accountant to the EU who spoke out on the waste and corruption in the EU:


BrugesConf 006  


TPA supporter Douglas Evans and Gerard Batten MEP:


BrugesConf 002


Author Lindsay Jenkins and TPA supporter Mick McGough:


BrugesConf 007


TPA supporter Kenneth Irvine:


BrugesConf 010 


If you would like to join the low tax campaign, you can register your supporter with us  - for free - here.

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