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The UK In/Out Question

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posted on Jan, 29 2013 @ 08:13 AM
David Cameron has promised The UK a referendum on its future in Europe if The Conservative Party wins the next General Election in Twenty Fifteen, after he has had a chance to renegotiate the relationship with Europe.

It is important to note that he uses the term Europe specifically because he as yet has given no indication as to what he is specifically referring to when when he uses the word Europe.

There are three main sepperate geographic, political, and financial classifications within modern Europe:
Firstly there is the geographic classification also known as The Grand Council of Europe which consists of
Forty Seven sovereign nations;

Then there is the political union which consists of Twenty Seven nations;

Finally there is the financial trading block also known as The Eurozone which has Seventeen member states.

Since the UK is not a member of the Eurozone Mr Cameron needs to make it clear whether he is referring to the geographic, or the political classification otherwise The UK In/Out referendum debate will remain obfuscated, and facile leaving UK citizens who will vote in the referendum in no real position to cast an informed, and effective mandate.

posted on Jan, 29 2013 @ 08:39 AM
This is irrelevant, there will never be a vote on Europe.

I doubt very much that the Conservatives will win the next election (they won't let you vote anyway). hence no vote happening.
Maybe Labour would win but at the moment they don't have a very compelling case for running the country and it's not in their interest to leave the 'Euro'.

UKIIP could perform very well in the elections but I don't think they have enough seats to actually rule the country. I could be wrong on that though.

So there you have it.
In two years time (election time) when were overrun with Romanian and Bulgarian immigrants, the population would like to vote regarding a referendum but the Conservatives and Labour will happily ignore your right to vote.

And frankly by then just trying to put clothes on your kids backs will be of higher importance than a referendum.

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posted on Jan, 29 2013 @ 09:52 AM
There's very few in the UK who care either way. They're too busy glued to their TVs watching CBB, X-factor, Eastenders etc. Politics is way down the list of interests in the majority of citizens.


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