Cameron to EU: don't force political union

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Raymond.Vermont wrote:

A flexible Confederation rather than a rigid Federation is the name of the game… In this particular Brits view.

Leave joined at the hip Federalcy to the Americans… (They are all the poorer for it, in the lack of any real history!)

Jan 24, 2013 3:24pm GMT  --  Report as abuse
DR9WX wrote:

Nice to have a Leader again. Keep going Mr Cameron, do what you feel is best for Britain. Tell us why, keep telling us why, stick to your guns. If you need to make a change, make a change and tell us why.

Mr Milliband take note, have an opinion yourself and tell us what it is. You can have a view on what Mr Cameron is doing but you also need an opinion concerning what you would be doing if you were Prime Minister.

Then, the voting public will have a choice. More honour, more conviction and less nonsense is required.

To Mr Clegg, I would say, ‘Tea, two sugars and be quiet.’

Jan 24, 2013 4:29pm GMT  --  Report as abuse
GrahamDLovell wrote:

British PM, David Cameron, is trying to create negotiating tension. He knows (or suspects) that the British people want to exit the EU, and that other EU countries don’t want the UK to leave the EU.

The apparently risky strategy of offering to put Britain’s membership of the EU to a plebiscite is designed to add bite to his attempt to get the EU rules changed, and have some powers returned to the individual nations. It will be interesting to watch this unfold.

Together with Cameron’s plans to reform tax collection and to increase transparency in financial transactions, this looks like real leadership rather than just continuing with the bureacratic / technocratic solutions usually offered to deal with the current malaise.

Jan 24, 2013 10:30pm GMT  --  Report as abuse
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