Unfortunate Lines to Take this Week

Some rather ill-timed lines to take on Europe from CCHQ this week:

“The best outcome for Britain is our membership of a reformed European Union. But we must recognise that consent for Britain’s membership of the European Union, and all the ways that it’s changed, has become wafer-thin. And politicians have to recognise this fact rather than try and brush it under the carpet.

 The best thing to do when you have a problem is to confront that problem. And we have a plan for how we make changes to the European Union, how we make changes to Britain’s membership, how we secure Britain’s membership of a reformed European Union and settle this issue.”

One disgruntled Tory complains to Guido “we’re deciding what side we’re on in the referendum before we even call it”. Over to Maggie:

No, no, no…

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Quote of the Day

Former Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King…

“There are arguments for remaining in the EU and there are arguments for leaving the EU. But there is no case whatever for giving up the benefits of remaining without obtaining the benefits of leaving.”


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