As explained in this blog post, I am seeking a place on the German Grüne European Parliament election list. The decision as to who makes it onto the list will be taken at a party conference on 10th November in Leipzig.

This is my first campaign video, examining whether Germany would be ready to accept a candidate who does not speak perfect German. Here is the video subtitled in English!


  1. your german is excellent and it’s high time genuine pan-europeans, in terms of language, culture and upbringing/lifestyle, come more to the fore. don’t fret your english intonation, it lifts you above the fray and gives you a better profile. good luck fella!

  2. Edward Spalton

    Sir James Goldsmith ( who founded the Referendum Party) had a go and was elected, I believe ..
    So maybe you will be too.

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