A Conservative Agenda: Proposals for a fifth term

The nations of the European Union are some of the richest in the world. They are also the most highly taxed, the most highly regulated and the most indebted. During the next century, governments must contain ever-expanding welfare demands – which could only be financed by a declining population of taxpayers – so that industry can maintain its competitiveness.

Edward Heathcoat Amory, Tessa Keswick - Saturday, 26th October, 1996