The last time Bureau members met, it was the eve of the long-awaited UK referendum; AER was gathered in Bodo (Nordland-NO) for its General Assembly. Words of hope but also concerns were shared by two British politicians, Cllr Roy Perry from Hampshire (AER Vice President for Institutional Affairs) and Mr Brian Greenslade from Devon (Honorary AER member) also long-time AER … [Read more...]
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The AER Bureau is the highest political voice in AER. It provides the political direction and impetus for the work carried out in the network. The Bureau is responsible for launching the work on the political priorities and gathering the inputs of the different bodies in the network. The next political priorities will be adopted in June 2017 at the AER General Assembly. At … [Read more...]
Political declaration Status quo is not an option for the European regions Adopted by the AER Bureau on 24 October 2016 in Vienna (AT) The Assembly of European Regions (AER) was deeply impacted by the results of the referendum held on 23 June 2016 on the United Kingdom’s membership to the European Union. Although AER expresses major concern over the outcome, it … [Read more...]
On 24 October, Cllr Roy Perry, AER Vice-President for Institutional Affairs and Leader of Hampshire (UK) gave a speech during the Bureau Meeting in Vienna, in the part "Europe after Brexit, is status quo an option?". Mr Perry gave a historical overview of the relations between the UK and the European Economic Community (EEC), that later became the European Union (EU). The … [Read more...]