Tag Archives: Cameron

The Cameron Sky News Interview

For those who missed it, the full rogramme:

Soraya Bouazzaoui starts at 32:10 – watch Cameron’s face when she accuses him of ‘waffling’.

Cameron continues to make the point in his answers that if we leave the EU we leave the Single Market but fails to acknowledge that we can be in the Single Market without being in the EU – Oh Dear!

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Sparta vs The Athenians

The Mail reports on a speech by the President of the European Commission , Jean-Caude Juncker; made today at The Hague – the original text can be found here (for non-speakers, try Google translate).

Juncker rubs salt into Cameron’s wounds when he states: …….but also because he was so happy that we have helped him to get to grips with his problem, his self-created problem. Yup, a self-created problem for Cameron because at the outset he promised so much where renegotiation of the UK’s terms of membership of the European Union were concerned; and ended up delivering so little – in fact, he delivered nothing of substance.

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When David Cameron said ‘he ruled nothing out’….

….did we realise what it meant?

I wonder how many of the electorate saw Hardtalk, aired on 24th February 2016, which was quite an ‘insightful’  interview of Martin Schulz conducted by Sarah Montague.

Perhaps the most telling comment from Martin Schulz comes (@11:29) when Schulz states:  For the first time a Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is fighting for Europe and the European Union; this is progress in itself.

For one who has stated that he believes in the United Kingdom, it then begs the question why is he fighting for the European Union?

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A Question:

There has been much ‘discussion’ about the fact that David Cameron has ‘ruled’ that those members of the Cabinet who are agin membership of the EU in the forthcoming referendum should not be allowed access to government papers to further their case.

 Leaving to one side that they are also members of the electorate, this begs the question why should those who, whilst being members of the government, be denied the information that is available to those who agree with him?

Just where is the difference twixt the two if democracy is to mean owt? Come to that, why should ‘we plebs’ also be denied that information if we are to make an informed decision?

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The people are mere ‘spectators’

Where the forthcoming referendum is concerned, the title of this article has never been truer. The latest ‘tittle-tattle’ that journalism has produced is the offering from James Forsyth in the Speccie Coffee House blog.

Just why does either ‘campaign’ need to be led by a political figure or anyone connected with the establishment? Just when will journalists recognise and accept that the whole idea of a referendum is that it is supposed to be the people’s choice – and in order for them to make that choice all they need is the facts pro and anti membership of the EU? Just when will journalists, in pushing for one ‘campaign’ or another, be ‘open’and in the case of Forsyth admit that the commissioning editor of his article is married to the campaign director of Vote_Leave?

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Cameron – the Master of Fraction

The master of fraction (mixing fact with fiction) – aka David Cameron – has been honing his skills again today where the subject of the Treaty of Touquet is concerned.

Letting it be known that Brexit would mean migrant camps would have to be set up in south eastern England as the French would terminate the aforementioned treaty as the UK would no longer be a member of the EU, is not strictly true.

Justifying his comment, Cameron is quoted as sayingThere are any number of opposition politicians in France who would love to tear up the excellent agreement we have with France to make sure that we have our borders on their side of the Channel – I don’t think we should give those politicians any excuse to do that……..If we can get this deal in Europe, if we can get this renegotiation fixed and we can stay in a reformed Europe, you know what you get. You know the borders stay in Calais. (see video)

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Dear Mr. Cameron

The following has been forwarded to our Prime Minister  by first class post, recorded delivery.

Prime Minister & First Lord of the Treasury,
10 Downing Street,
LONDON
SW1A 2AA

Dear Mr. Cameron,

A couple of months ago I emailed you, via your Constituency Secretary, explaining that I had moved from your constituency to that of Easington (Grahame Morris – Labour); but that as I  considered having become Prime Minister of our nation you are answerable to any member of the electorate, I hoped for a response. Your Constituency Secretary, in her reply, wished me well in my move and advised that as she could only deal with your constituents she had passed my email to ‘Number 10’ for a reply.  Needlessly – and sadly – to say, I am unable to trace receipt of any such reply.

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Cameron lies again!

Readers will be only to aware that I have, in the past, attempted to hold David Cameron to account, in the politest sense possible, of being economical with the actualité. The time has come to withdraw politeness – the man is a liar.

Today, following his statement to the House of Commons on the subject of the last European Council meeting, the following exchanges took place – source is Hansard.

Mr Chuka Umunna (Streatham) (Lab):

Many of those who argue for us to leave the European Union suggest that we could continue to be part of the single market without having to abide by any of the obligations that go with it. Does the Prime Minister know of any non-EU states that enjoy free trade with the single market but are not part of the free movement that goes with it?

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Dear Donald, Jean-Claude, Martin & 28 Others

Well, here’s my letter setting out my demands for a reformed European Union – says David Cameron – and you will notice that, in common with ‘everything EU’ where reform is suggested, it is set out in very ‘broad terms’,; ie, nothing too specific; well one might be but as you can see I am open to diluting that if necessary. You will also note there is no mention of fishing, agriculture/farming, working time directives, energy or taxation in all its forms – to name but a few where repatriation of powers is concerned, which would then enable me to waffle on further about sovereignty – not bad, eh; coupled with the fact that I hope you will agree I have not ‘rocked the boat’ too much.

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