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Euro row - the return of the wily Fox

Published Fri 15 Mar 2013
Issue No. 2338

Liam Fox wrote David Cameron’s EU referendum speech for him.

Atlantic Bridge, Liam Fox’s now wound-up anti-EU “charity”, counted top Tories George Osborne, William Hague and Michael Gove among its board.

It was run by Adam Werritty from Fox’s parliamentary office.

Fox resigned after being unable to explain his relationships with the think tank or his friend and arms seller Werritty.


A rightward race with Ukip

Last year Tory party vice-chairman Michael Fabricant (above) pushed a deal with anti‑immigration party Ukip.

Now Cameron thinks he can pull his party ahead alone. Recent polls have put Ukip as high as 16 percent—enough to rob the Tories of seats at the next election.

Cameron’s solution is to pander to the bigots and racists of the right at every opportunity.


Ed wants the best for bosses

Labour leader Ed Miliband was firmly against Cameron’s referendum. An hour later his position was clarified as being against a referendum now.

Labour is in favour of the EU because it fits with its commitment to neoliberalism.


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Issue No. 2338
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