After the protest about the Charter of Fundamental Rights in the European Parliament today, Conservative and anti-European MEP Roger Helmer asks, on his blog, “What sort of human rights do we have if we’re not even allowed to decide who governs us?”
Read his comments here.
Good question. That’s the whole point of federalism, after all. International cooperation is increasingly a fact, not a choice, and the EU is the means whereby we inject democratic accountability into system. Why is Roger Helmer against it?