Fellow Conservative MP Zac Goldsmith tweeted the question would be in three parts - the UK's relations with EU staying as they are now, the UK leaving the EU or renegotiating terms of membership.Let joy be unconfined, especially on the europhiliac side.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Update on that referendum
Not surprisingly, the debate and the vote will take place on October 27, or so we are told by Douglas Carswell. It's not exactly clear what this debate or vote will decide. Will this be the legislation that will empower the government to call a referendum? Or will some more debating be necessary? If Zac Goldsmith is right then the government is making very sure that whatever happens they and their colleagues in Brussels will win: