The ‘People’s Peer’ Who Doesn’t Want the People to Have a Say

Crossbencher Lord Hannay has been doing his best Peter Mandelson impression in the EU referendum debate this morning, moaning that the current question “isn’t on a level playing field”. For some reason this┬áleading negotiator in Britain’s membership application of the then EEC, not to mention our Ambassador to the EU, doesn’t want to give the people a say on Europe.┬áHe has his name down on eight wrecking amendments trying to scupper the bill. Which is particularly ironic given he is a so-called ‘People’s Peer’, having applied for the grandly-titled role himself back in 2001…

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