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88 per cent 'want a referendum' on EU treaty
Nine in ten ‘back an EU referendum’

Claims that nearly nine in ten Britons want a referendum on the EU treaty have been called into question. Private polling that showed 88 per cent of the electorate want a public vote on the Lisbon treaty have been criticised for sampling too small a number of people. The poll, conducted by the independent Electoral… Read more »

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Brown insists treaty does not need a referendum
Brown challenged to free vote on EU treaty

Gordon Brown has once again rejected calls for a referendum on the EU treaty as campaigners descend on parliament. The prime minister maintained the constitutional elements of the Lisbon treaty had been “abandoned”, meaning it no longer had to be put to public vote. All of the major political parties promised a referendum ahead of… Read more »

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