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MPs calling for a Renegotion of EU Treaty.


proudfoot

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A number of MPs are calling for a renegotiation of the UKs terms of membership of the EU.

Have you any views as to what the terms should be?

I for one never voted, when asked in Edward Heaths Referendum, to join a political union as it has now become. I like many others voted to join a free trading area.

My feelings are we should repeal all the legislation that has been imposed on us by Europe that is not in our national interest and return to the previous legislation passed by Westminster.

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Flak999

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Imagination working overtime again I see. Please give me a link to a report that David Cameron made that promise.

See my reply to romanby1 @ 3.24pm

I am supremely confident of this countries ability to survive and prosper outside of the EU. Switzerland manages quite nicely being outside the EU but still trading with it and so could we. As for the arguments about leaving, see these links:

Cost as opposed to benefits of EU membership

The EU is bad for Britain

How much Britain pays for EU membership

Look at the graphs in this link:

any possible argument for remaining in the EU has been blown away

As I have said, I fervently hope we can get out! The sooner the better.

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Algerian peter ™

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IMO David Cameron's speech was to take the sting out of political organizations like UKIP. They, the conservative hierarchy, are concerned that a lot of voters would support a party that would give the UK voters a choice to stay or leave. So they are offering a scenario where they may ask for a renegotiation of terms. The labour party and liberal democrats are in the same boat. They want to stay in the EU but are fearful of voters having enough of European legislation.

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Condom

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I for one am pretty sure that nothing will become of this, until at least after the Scotland question is settled. There would simply be too many variables and get out clauses until the UK decides on its own future set up.

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Flak999

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Let's just wait until Cameron gives us the promised in/out referendum. Then we can kiss goodbye to the whole sorry edifice, I personally cannot wait to see the end of the failed European experiment.

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proudfoot

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Cameron has not said he will give us an IN/OUT referendum. He wants to renegotiate our terms.

The referendum should ask "Do you want to leave the EU if they will not let us be a member on our terms."

They realise it would be their loss if we left.

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bremner

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I am in favour of a common trading union not a political union.

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Flak999

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romanby1

Cameron has not said he will give us an IN/OUT referendum. He wants to renegotiate our terms.

That's his stated position at the moment, however I believe that will change. The EU will never let us stay on our terms, and so we will choose to leave. I fervently hope and believe this will be so!

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Nontek

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Flak999

IMHO you are living in 'cloud-cuckoo-land' if you expect Cameron to allow us a vote on the matter! His promises mean absolutely nothing!

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Bing.alau

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What's happening to these posts today? I recently posted on the thread "Working Hard" hit the key/button and nothing happened.

An hour later I type out a post for this thread "MP's calling for....etc." and up pops the first post on the thread "Working Hard"...

Maybe if I type out another post on another thread the previous one will appear. Who knows?

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spider9

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romanby1 ""Do you want to leave the EU if they will not let us be a member on our terms.""

Is it not obvious that ANY organisation, not just the EU, would never let a member dictate their own terms, in that manner, to be in someone elses club?

That wouldn't be accepted as a referendum question under any circumstances.

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