January 13, 2014

Trust the People on Europe? Whatever Next!

Boris Johnson, Daily Telegraph

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I don’t often get to read the entire transcript of debates in the House of Lords, but the other day I found myself mesmerised by the one on the EU referendum that was initiated last Friday by the thriller writer Michael Dobbs. I came to the juddering climax of the text, and put it down breathless and stunned – staring pop-eyed at the window as I grasped a new geopolitical reality. It is quite obvious that Labour is not going to give the public a vote on Europe. Miliband has plainly made up what passes for his mind.

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TAGGED: Boris Johnson, Ed Miliband, Labour Party, United Kingdom, European Union

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