EU referendum sighted on the distant horizon
PM Cameron's call for an in/out EU referendum after the next general election sounded good to Dan Hannan. It sounded like a long shot to us, and bound to increase economic uncertainty.
Cameron says he is going to renegotiate and bring some independence back home to Britain. Germany, France, and Spain immediately said no.
So why send billions to the EU in the meantime, when the money's needed here? Why continue to toil under EU regulations? Why endure the onslaught of millions of new job and dole-seeking immigrants?
Why not hold the referendum before the next general election? Why not in 2015, the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta? Why not now?