Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Straits of Hormuz - EU allocation of Britain's energy

I thought it timely to repeat a posting, linked here, on a possible closure of the Striats of Hormuz, from this blog, first posted in May 2008, even more worrying today:


Thursday, May 29, 2008

Freezing in the Dark

In a few months time, in the midst of the next bleak mid-winter, British families could well be freezing in the dark, all thanks to the promise breaking and deepest treachery of their Government and its manifesto promise breaking back bench MPs and Peers joined by the equally treacherous Liberal/Democrats. Why? Start by reading this report on the growing crisis over Iran's nuclear weapons programme.

Now study this map of the narrow entrance to the Arabian Gulf at Quoin Island through which must pass nearly the entire oil exports of the Arabian/Persian Gulf. Note how it is dominated by Iran and remember that test firing of torpedoes recently occurred.

Now read these provisions of the new EU Lisbon Treaty due to come into force on 1st January next year, without the promised British referendum.

TEU Article 5:

2. Under the principle of conferral, the Union shall act only within the limits of the competences conferred upon it by the Member States in the Treaties to attain the objectives set out therein.

Competences not conferred upon the Union in the Treaties remain with the Member States.

Article 194

1. In the context of the establishment and functioning of the internal market and with regard for
the need to preserve and improve the environment, Union policy on energy shall aim, in a spirit of solidarity between Member States, to:
(a) ensure the functioning of the energy market;
(b) ensure security of energy supply in the Union;

Now read my post below!

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