Saturday, January 26, 2008

Anger as debate on EU treaty is cut

By Toby Helm, Public Policy Editor
Last Updated: 11:55pm GMT 25/01/2008

Gordon Brown has caused anger among MPs by trying to cut in half the amount of time Parliament will have to debate the EU Reform Treaty.
Mr Brown has repeatedly said there is no need for a referendum on the treaty, the successor to the abandoned European Constitution, because...
The outcry among MPs comes as a YouGov poll for The Daily Telegraph found that 64 per cent now believe there should be a referendum on the EU treaty, with 42 per cent saying they would vote no.

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