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Andrew Duff responds to President Macron Emmanuel Macron’s most recent intervention For European Renewal (5 March) differs markedly from his previous orations on the future of Europe. He has dropped ambitious talk of European sovereignty. And he makes no mention whatsoever of the incompleteness of the euro and the consequent instability of eurozone finances. Perhaps acknowledging the decline of...
As the political parties prepare for the European elections next May, MEPs from the cross-party Spinelli Group launch an ambitious Manifesto for the constitutional reform of the Union.
Sofia-Declaration of The Spinelli Group and the UEF Sofia, 22 February 2018 Faced with euroscepticism and even resurgent nationalism, unification of Europe is the greatest duty of our generation. Globalisation, the emergence of continent powers, the rise of protectionism outside Europe, global warming, migration and new security threats leave European states short of means to find suitable...
Letter sent by the President of The Spinelli Group , Andrew Duff, to the President of the European Council, Mr. Donald Tusk, on 12th February 2018
Friday 24th october marks the 30th anniversary of the adoption by the European Parliament of the Draft Treaty establishing the European Union. The rapporteur was Altiero Spinelli. The vote on 14 February 1984 was by 238 in favour to 31 against with 43 abstentions. Andrew Duff MEP, who co-chairs with Jo Leinen the Spinelli Group of federalist MEPs in today's Parliament, says: "Spinelli's draft...
Publication on how to respond to the rise of populism in Europe and to the success of extremist parties? With the contribution of Isabelle DURANT, Daniel COHN-BENDIT, Martin HIRSCH, Gesine SCHWAN, Jean-Michel DE WAELE, Michel HASTINGS, Nicolas LEVRAT, Gerassimos MOSCHONAS, and Takis PAPPAS

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