Reform In Good Time: PM Reneges On Christmas Promise

EU REFORM

How’s that whole renegotiation thing going? Well, David Cameron has just admitted that he won’t be getting a deal before Christmas, as previously promised. This is Downing Street’s summary of his phone call with Angela Merkel today:

[The Prime Minister] noted that the scale of what we are asking for means we will not resolve this is one go and consequently who did not expect to get agreement at the December European Council. Instead, we should keep up the pace of discussions and use the summit for a substantive discussion of the proposed changes in each area.

An early Christmas present for the Leave campaign…




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Dominic Raab wrote in his letter of resignation…

“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”

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