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No hard feelings says Cameron: well what else could he say??

As 81 Tories defy Cameron on the ‘three line whip‘ over the European referendum he is in a sticky situation –

  1. The largest revolt over Europe ever…
  2. Tops the Major government’s 41 MP rebellion…
  3. It took Blair’s government (with a huge majority) six years to reach a rebellion of those proportions…
  4. The final link at the bottom of this post says it clearly (NicK Robinson) – it isn’t simply about Europe it is about “trust – the backbenchers don’t trust the PM…to deliver”

The BBC news link below is from BEFORE the debate and vote but James Landale really explains what is at stake here. It is definitely worth reading…

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-15429510

 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-15443515

 

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