The all-party “I Want a Referendum”
campaign had a mass lobby of MPs at parliament today. The campaign is really getting under the skin of the government and particularly ministers in marginals.
If those people who travelled to London discover that they all were getting the same answer from their respective MPs they should not be surprised. The Minister for Europe, Jim Murphy, sent out an “idiots guide”
to Labour MPs on what “lines to take”
when dealing with constituents who expect an answer as to why Labour is not sticking to the manifesto commitment to a referendum.
Obviously these are tricky questions to answer, Murphy has come up with answers full of sophistry. The bottom line is, Brown is breaking Blair’s manifesto promise…
Download Jim Murphy’s “PLP Lines to Take“