An EU army has no credibility with our potential enemies.

It is no surprise that European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker called for an EU common defence in his “State of the Union” speech to the European Parliament. This idea will be taken forward when Prime Ministers of 27 EU countries (excluding Britain) meet in Bratislava on Friday.

The EU and UK now need to look to the future

Speaking in a European Parliament debate this morning on the outcome of the UK Referendum, Conservative MEP Syed Kamall, Leader of the European Conservatives and Reformists group, said: