“At the TUC conference this week in Brighton, RMT union boss Bob Crow asked his colleagues to back a British referendum on the EU. His call for a referendum was roundly rejected. On the internet, the group Labour for a Referendum has posted three times [1, 2, 3] on LabourList recently, arguing that the Labour Party ought to call for an In or Out of the EU referendum as soon as possible. Although three quarters of people over 50 want a referendum, I’m unconvinced on whether we need one. Here’s why I think Labour should absolutely not back an EU referendum now, or for at least 12 months”
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Parties have shown for decades they don't want to Europeanise from the bottom up. So transnational lists might help a bit from the top down.
No panacea, sure. But why not at least try?
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