Referendum Bill Passes First Hurdle 304 votes to nil

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  1. MPs vote for law promising EU referendum by 304 - 0 - Telegraph

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    Proof Positive that most of those who inhabit the Westminster Village are Spineless w@ankers.

    If you disagree with something then you should say so not hide away and curse the measure from afar (in the hope no one notices).
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  2. Our politicians want to be a bit more careful

    There is a serious danger of them actually doing something the public wants them to do.
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  3. I started a revolution once.

    But I got dizzy, so I stopped!
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  4. Mr_Fingerz

    Mr_Fingerz LE Book Reviewer

    This Bill will go nowhere. The reason why there is a coalition is because the Tories couldn't command a majority at the last election. Their partners don't want this Bill, anti-EU Labour MPs were upset by the blatent party political nature of the Bill and so won't support it. The Tories can't garner enough support to moe the Bill forward. It will die on it's arse.
  5. Mugatu is Tom Watson in flesh. :wink:

  6. The Bill will "die on it's arse" when Labour wins the next election due to the UKIP effect.

    Remember, a vote for UKIP is a vote to deprive oneself of a referendum and another Labour government resolutely wedded to further EU integration.
  7. Command_doh

    Command_doh LE Book Reviewer

    What exactly will the vote be? A straight "Yes-No/In-Out", or a myriad of terms and conditions, with no chance of a real break?

    I would like to see the former, but strongly suspect the latter. More weasel worded, voter - awing tripe from our 'betters'.
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  8. If we vote no, they'd make us vote again
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  9. If that is the case WhiteCity Old Chap, then surely the sensible option would be to hold a referendum prior to the GE, thereby taking the wind out of UKIPs sails?
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  10. How strange - the Tories introduce a LibDem election pledge and Clegg & Co disappear.

    Remember this from their manifesto -

    What is it with LibDems and election promises?
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  11. Limpdems, political whores of the first order.
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  12. The question will be along the lines of "Do you [BOLD]not[BOLD] want to leave the EU"
  13. How the f**k do I do bold??
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  14. Like this
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  15. Got too agree spineless w@nktards, they need to grow some that's why we elect them to make the hard decisions.