Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Cameron 'weasel words' under fire as Tories demand referendum on EU - 4th Oct 2011

Senior Tories accused David Cameron yesterday of using ‘weasel words’ to duck a referendum on Europe.

The Prime Minister has infuriated many at the Conservative conference by apparently ruling out a referendum on whether Britain should leave the EU – even if the idea is backed by MPs.

He said it was ‘the wrong answer for Britain’. But Tory MPs made their unhappiness plain at fringe events yesterday.

Prominent Eurosceptic Douglas Carswell said it was time for the public to be given a say on Europe.

‘The tide is moving irrevocably towards a referendum, regardless of whether or not the Prime Minister wants one,’ he said. Read More