Nick Clegg urged to back EU vote
Alison LittleThe Prime Minister threw down the gauntlet as Coalition tensions flared ahead of Friday’s Commons vote on a Bill to guarantee a referendum will be held.
Tory MP James Wharton is bringing forward legislation to enshrine in law Mr Cameron’s promise to hold a referendum by 2017.
The Lib Dems branded the move a “parliamentary stunt”.
Speaking during a visit to Pakistan yesterday, Mr Cameron said: “I think this is a serious effort by the Conservative part of the Coalition, to get behind this Bill.”
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"Nick Clegg urged to back EU vote", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), janvier 2013. Consulté le 06/12/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/nick-clegg-urged-to-back-eu-vote