Flint Flops Over In/Out Referendum

Shadow Climate Change Secretary Caroline Flint had an unadulterated nightmare on the Daily Politics this afternoon. Here’s what she said before Ed’s ‘no’ shocker:

I can’t tell you what the situation is going to be at the next election, two and half years before when there are these changes going on in Europe.

And after Ed’s PMQs bombshell:

Andrew Neil : So we will go into the 2015 election with the Conservatives promising an in/out referendum and Labour not?

Caroline Flint: As it stands today that is correct.

Roll on the next four years…

Vid via @LiarPoliticians


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“Ms Cooper does not believe the previous Labour government was wrong to run a fiscal deficit after 15 years of economic growth. Both she and Mr Burnham think families should be entitled to tax credits for a third child. These views are not mad. They are just a bit too left-wing for Britain. For any serious party, that amounts to the same thing. The soft left is more electable than the hard left but then Mars is more habitable than Neptune: neither planet will host human life anytime soon.”

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