Saturday, January 7, 2012

Tories' new Iron Lady leads Eurosceptics' demands for Cameron to pull rank on Nick Clegg over EU powers

She has been dubbed the Iron Lady of banking thanks to her unflinching views and hardline approach to the worlds of finance and politics.

The Tories' Eurosceptic MP Andrea Leadsom has proved just how commanding she can be after she demanded the Prime Minister to override deputy Nick Clegg and reclaim power back from Brussels.

Leadsom is one of 120 MPs who are part of the Fresh Start group, which has drawn up a list of European Union functions which should be given back to the UK, including employment laws farming, funding for poor areas and health and safety measures.

The group wants Cameron to take charge of the issue before the next election, it has been reported. Read More