Skip to comments.UK: [PM] Cameron to face rebellion over EU plans
Posted on 07/01/2012 5:16:34 PM PDT by bruinbirdman
David Cameron will face a record rebellion over Europe unless he clears up his confused plans for a referendum, Conservative MPs warned.
The Prime Minister caused controversy after he backed the idea of a poll on Europe when the time is right probably after the next general election.
In an article for The Sunday Telegraph, Mr Cameron said that for the first time the two words Europe and referendum can go together
Dr Liam Fox, the former Defence Secretary, will today claim that Britains national interest is at stake because Government power is being curtailed by diktat from Brussels.
We should not wait for EU leaders to recognise the failure of the ill-conceived euro before we set out what we want for the British people, he will say. Britains destiny is not a debating issue for leaders on the Continent.
Mark Pritchard, MP for The Wrekin, said he hoped the new position would cause a record rebellion of MPs, much greater than the 81 Conservatives who voted against the Government last year.
He said the Prime Minister needs to deliver more than promises of "jam tomorrow".
John Redwood, MP for Wokingham, said it was a step in the right direction, but Mr Cameron needed to get on with renegotiating the relationship.
Downing Street said it was too early to confirm the wording or timing of any possible referendum.
The Prime Minister has said repeatedly that he
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Maybe a spark of life within the corpse that was once Great Britain.
Cameron should have his his head on a pike for treason against Britain and for trying to deprive the British of their sovereignty and liberty against their will.
The collectivists really care about anyone's perception of destiny? I paraphrase one of the spokesman from the recent G-20 meetings. Those who agree to global governance will be expected to act in ways that support the collective good.
"Collectivist", less harsh than socialist?
More acceptable to the media?
The next euphemism for communist once "progressive" becomes a pejorative?
Alas, only David Horowitz and Michelle Malkin and Dinesh D'souza like it. Well, other than Ayn Rand.
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