A possible Conservative amendment to the Queen’s Speech condemning it for failing to include a bill advocating a referendum on EU membership would be a “venal act of self indulgence” that could be the beginning of the end of the Conservatives in office, a former Conservative MP has claimed.
When Europe comes to the fore of politics in Britain, the polls shift in favour of staying, as they did after David Cameron’s speech. When it comes to the crunch, however, the voting public are too clever to turn away from our most valuable relationship.
Once again the issue of the United Kingdom’s relationship with the European Union risks sending the Conservative Party into a frenzy of debate and division. Since becoming leader, David Cameron has tried his utmost to cast off his Party’s past. It was his plan to make sure that the Conservatives were no longer the po-faced [...]
The forthcoming speech by David Cameron, set to define the Conservative’s long-term attitude to EU membership, is due soon. Egged on by an anti-EU right wing cabal of the 2010 intake of Eurosceptic MPs, others fearing for their seats because of the recent bounce by the head bangers in UKIP, plus the anti EU media, [...]
David Cameron rolled out the red carpet for François Hollande’s visit to the UK yesterday, in his official visit as French President.
Cameron is reluctant to call for an EU referendum but he is fully aware that he is losing supporters to UKIP.
As a Daily Express poll shows a large number of Britons in favour of a referendum on EU membership, we outline the case for Britain remaining in Europe.
Membership of the EU, Scottish independence, electoral reform… Alex Hern looks at David Cameron’s inconsistency on whether referendums are good or not.
Alex Hern details UKIP leader Nigel Farage’s hypocrisy in accusing other parties of being bought off by EU money.