Cameron's Euro Time-Keeping

The only hard and fast promise Cameron made in his campaign for the Tory leadership back in 2005 was that he would take the Tories out of the EPP.  He promised that under his leadership they would be out of the federalist EPP “within weeks”, then when he won it turned into “by Christmas” then it was “within months”Three-and-a-half years later Dave got there…

Miliband warns with uncharacteristic wit that “the new grouping may contain nuts”.   The Bruges group is ecstatic.  No doubt there will be a few hiccups, political rivals will be keen to amplify any slip-ups.  At least Cameron has finally delivered.

Now about that referendum promised by Nick Clegg and Gordon Brown…




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Andrea Leadsom told BBC Radio 4’s Today

“He’s made his views on Brexit on the record, and the problem with that of course is that the chair’s impartiality is absolutely essential. … He’s made his views known on Brexit… it’s a matter for him but nevertheless it’s a challenge and all colleagues need to form their own view of that.”

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