Skip to comments.Cameron promises 'to reshape Britain's EU membership'
Posted on 10/02/2012 12:25:14 AM PDT by Olog-hai
British Prime Minister David Cameron has indicated that Britons will be asked to consider the countrys relationship with the EUpossibly in a referendumbut not before the next general election, due in May 2015. The way forward for Britain is less Europe, not more Europe, he said.
Simultaneously, the main opposition Labour party indicated that it too is likely to pledge a referendum after the election in an upcoming manifesto.
Speaking during an official visit to Brazil on Friday (28 September), the prime minister also announced that Britain would opt out of a series of EU law and order policies later this year.
The fact is Europe is changingand changing rapidly. The eurozone of 17 countries with one currency, I believe that one day they are going to move towards one economic policy. We are not going to be part of that and I think that will provide over time opportunities for a new settlement between Britain and Europe, Cameron told reporters.
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Yeah right, Cast Iron Dave, haven’t the British heard this song before?
Britian seems to be the only EU nation which takes the Human Rights Courts seriously (not being able to deport the terrorist imam), because France seems to kick out the Romany (sp) with impunity. How can they not see they’re getting the sh*tty end of the stick? I mean the regular people, it’s pretty clear why the politicians like it (job security once they’ve gone all the way in British politics).
If Scotland forces a referendum on independence and wins, Britain’s place in the EU might be all but finished, since it will no longer be technically the same country that it entered as, and there’s no way they would get away with re-applying for membership.
David Cameron is a coward, a fraud, and a faux conservative. If he had any decency, he would have given the people a referendum as soon as he got into office, but he didn’t because he knew what the result would be. If the entire country collapses, so be it. Perhaps it needs to before anything constructive can happen, because as it sits now, it’s a basket case.