Television’s EU referendum, now the Brussels deal is done,won’t be some simple 90-minute debate between Out and Remain – still less a few Ask Dave or Nigel Question Times on May 2015 election lines.
Michael Gove has said that the European Union is encouraging extremism across Europe as he joined five other cabinet ministers in breaking ranks with David Cameron to campaign to take Britain out of the EU.
David Cameron has called for his referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU to take place on 23 June, after the cabinet formally agreed to campaign to stay in despite several minister openly supporting Brexit.
David Cameron has sought to make light of Michael Gove’s imminent decision to campaign to leave the European Union, saying he is “disappointed but ... not surprised”.
David Cameron has pledged to campaign with “all my heart and soul” to keep Britain inside a reformed EU in an in/out referendum after he succeeded in renegotiating the terms of Britain’s EU membership.
Detectives investigating allegations of sexual abuse against the late former prime minister Sir Edward Heath are recruiting additional investigators in a sign that the criticised inquiry remains active.
Candidates supported by Momentum, the group set up to support Jeremy Corbyn inside Labour, have swept the board in the party’s youth elections.
Consensus will not be reached on Britain’s renegotiated terms for EU membership unless the hundreds of thousands of Poles already living in the UK are allowed to retain their access to in-work benefits and child benefit, the foreign policy advisor to the Polish president has said.
The shadow foreign secretary, Emily Thornberry, has intervened in the Labour leadership race, criticising the party’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, and accusing senior figures of attempting to “put the party’s members back in their box”.
Philip Hammond wants to see Britain retain access to the single market in specific sectors such as financial services, while also securing border controls for the UK.