Crisis inside European Colonial Union: Britain out?

The Conservative defeat is a worse mutiny on entire Europe than any suffered by Ted Heath, Margaret Thatcher or John Major, and came. Revolt was instantaneous after Cameron told his MPs that they might have to wait years before Britain claws back powers from Brussels. Including 17 Conservative MPs who abstained, more than half of Cameron’s backbench MPs refused to fall into line. The previous largest Tory rebellion over Europe was in 1993, when 41 MPs defied John Major on the Maastricht Treaty, leaving a legacy that divided the party. The rebels included two ministerial aides, who sacrificed their jobs, and the chairman of the powerful 1922 Committee, Graham Brady. Back in 1975 people voted to join a common market. Since then it has developed without ever having had another referendum on what is now the European Union with its own national anthem, its own flag and its own parliament. European rules and regulations intrude into ever more areas of British life.

The Tory mutiny dwarfed that of 1993, when 41 rebels defied John Major over the Maastricht Treaty. Cameron has been warned that Europe would continue to dog his premiership after 23 rd Oct record Conservative revolt. After helping inflict on the Prime Minister the biggest ever Tory rebellion over Europe, senior backbench MP Mark Pritchard insisted it would become "more rather than less of an issue" over the rest of the Parliament.

Cameron had faced a string of calls from rebel MPs for a referendum over German-led proposals for fiscal union in the Eurozone. They pointed out he has repeatedly pledged to use any potential change to European treaties to claw back powers and insisted it was now clear fundamental reform was being proposed in the EU. Threats came from people around Cameron however. The PM summoned several groups of MPs to his office and told them the time was not right for a referendum. His efforts to win them over were described as ‘cordial but cool’, with Cameron’s body language towards rebels seen as ‘hostile’ when he was given answers he did not like.

Cameron tried and failed to try to force MPs to follow the party line on an issue that has dogged the Conservatives for decades. He launched a last-ditch exercise to make his MPs toe the party line. Mark Menzies fainted as Cameron tried to persuade parliamentary private secretaries not to support the EU referendum motion. The 40-year-old MP for Fylde, who is aide to energy minister Charles Hendry, had to be rushed out of the room to await medical help next door. He was the most obvious casualty of an intense lobbying operation in which Cameron led the arm-twisting efforts.

D. Cameron had earlier indicated he has no intention of using imminent talks over reshaping the debt stricken Eurozone to demand a fundamental shake-up that would mean looser ties with the European Union. Cameron insisted his focus in December discussions on treaty changes to allow those countries in the single currency further to integrate their economic policy would be to demand safeguards for Britain. Senior Tories privately warned Cameron he faces years of trench warfare right up to the next election unless he now gives ground.

Cameron declared he was ‘yearning for fundamental reform’ and remained ‘firmly committed’ to achieving the repatriation of some powers from the EU. He cast doubt, however, over whether winning back sovereignty would be possible while in coalition with the pro-EU Liberal Democrats – meaning reform would have to wait until after the next election in 2015. Colleagues are bewildered as to why the UK PM decided to put himself at the centre of a row with backbenchers over a symbolically important but ultimately meaningless vote which he was originally due to miss.

Stewart Jackson, Northern Ireland Secretary Owen Paterson’s parliamentary private secretary was sacked minutes after voting against the Government. Jackson asked the PM why he was not supporting a compromise motion which could have defused the confrontation. Many more rebels flatly refused to compromise, despite Cameron’s best efforts.

In a hugely embarrassing blow, Adam Holloway, the ministerial aide to Europe Minister David Lidington, resigned on the floor of the House to join the mutiny. Foreign Secretary William Hague had poured fuel on the flames by dismissing a motion proposing a referendum on Britain’s future in the EU as parliamentary ‘graffiti’. One senior source expressed hope that the threats to deselect troublesome MPs were having some effect. Tory whips continued to lobby only those who they thought could change their minds. One MP said: ‘It’s nothing to do with the whips. They don’t know what Cameron’s doing either. There has been much rolling of eyes.’

It took terror-bluff master Tony Blair six years in Downing Street before he suffered a rebellion on such a scale. David Cameron could not use NATO to crush the rebellion by his own party leaders and was showing the strain after the biggest-ever Tory rebellion on Europe when more than half of his backbenchers defied him in a vote on a referendum on EU membership. Rocking the boat in Brussels would be disastrous at a ‘moment of economic crisis’, the PM told MPs, insisting: ‘When your neighbour’s house is on fire, your first impulse should be to help him put out the flames – not least to stop the flames reaching your own house.’

Pritchard, the secretary of the 1922 Committee, called for clarity on the Government's plans to claw back powers from Brussels, warning that the issue would not go away for Cameron. The Government's position on Europe is politically unsustainable given the crisis in the Eurozone and indeed possibly a game-changer just coming months down the line in Europe. Warning of further unrest, he said: "The Conservative Party will move on from the vote but Europe is not an issue going to move on from this Parliament”.

Maximum people who want to stick to EU do so because of some fear. Polls suggest MPs calling for a referendum enjoy strong public support. A ComRes survey for ITV’s News at Ten found 68 per cent support the idea of a national vote on whether or not the UK should remain a member of the EU. Yet the Tories, Labour and the Liberal Democrats all ordered their troops to vote against a backbench motion triggered by a public petition, even though the result could have had no impact on government policy.

A senior backbencher who defied the Government described its position on Europe as 'politically unsustainable' given the crisis in the Eurozone and indeed possibly a game-changer just coming months down the line in Europe and potentially a 'game-changer' unless Cameron gave assurances to backbenchers over what type of treaty changes would trigger a referendum under the coalition's European Union Act. A treaty change is a treaty change.

David Nuttall, Conservative MP for Bury North, said Europe needs to realize that many people in the UK believe the country has become too closely, but unnecessarily, entwined to the EU. A national referendum would prove that. Furious Eurosceptic MPs warned the Prime Minister that having picked a fight with his back benches over the EU, he faced years of rebellion.

The almost anti-Cameron result now leads to a major post mortem in Downing Street over how Cameron came to suffer such a grievous self-inflicted wound. Cameron said he wants to refashion our membership of the EU so it better serves our country’s interests. ‘Our national interest is for us to be in the EU, helping to determine the rules governing the single market – our biggest export market which consumes more than 50 per cent of our exports and which drives so much of investment in the UK.’

An Observation

Democracy demands respect for popular sentiments. English people want their premier to consult the British people before he goes for negotiations with EU.

The crux of the matter is UK is a key EU member with close terror links with world's only super and unilateral power the USA. And if UK leaves EU, the union would die a natural death letting each European nation exist interdependently as a sovereign nation as before.

Global economic fall and Euro crisis have shaken the entire Europe, rather European Colonial Union. Although Greece has been worst affect now with more and more austerity measures imposed on the people by the regime, constantly pushed by the Obama regime, every Euro nation is now at the receiving end after enjoying the resources of their colonies for centuries.

The illegal invasions and terror operations by NATO terror syndicate in energy rich Muslim nations have not served entirely the European purposes that much.

NATO terror leader D. Cameron has said he has "no bad blood" towards Conservative rebel MPs who voted for an EU referendum. Some Conservative MPs were annoyed that the party imposed a three-line whip on a backbench motion. The prime minister said he knew people felt "strongly" about the issue but he had to "give a lead" on the issue. He said Europe had always been a difficult issue for the Conservatives and "always will be" but he had to do the right thing for the country. "It wouldn't be right for the country right now to have a great big vote on an in-out referendum," he said. It was the biggest rebellion against a Conservative prime minister over Europe - the previous largest was in 1993, when 41 MPs defied John Major on the Maastricht Treaty. Conservatives claim was that the Conservative Party was united as never before behind the goal of renegotiating Britain's relationship with the EU. It called for a referendum on whether the UK should stay in the EU, leave it or renegotiate its membership - but even if the government had lost, it would not have been obliged to hold a referendum.

UK is annoyed that new Euro common currency would benefit the weaker nations within EU where the UK would be a loser. Cameron said his priority would be demanding safeguards to stop the 17 countries in the single currency foisting decisions on the UK. Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel are dead fast in trying to centralize the EU even more to create a fiscal union which will have an impact on Britain. UK should be protecting itself from the consequences of the Eurozone.

The constituent republics of United Kingdom that thrived as a joint colonial gang for centuries, like Ireland and Scotland are eager to get out of UK at the earliest. The Scots have many times intensified their struggle for that.

It is fairly easy for the western terrocracies to bully and blackmail the Muslim nations and leaders, especially of the brainless Arabs, but these rogue states, especially the USA and UK, are finding it tough and are deadly cautious about annoying the their voters.

Will the Islamic world take some clues from the UK crisis to gauge how the western terrocracies operate and how to treat these scoundrels, blood thirsty jungle vultures appearing in democracy suits, when it comes to defend their own people and resources against the western enemies?

About the writer:

Dr. Abdul Ruff, Specialist on State Terrorism; Educationalist; Chancellor-Founder of Centor for International Affairs(CIA); Independent Analyst; Chronicler of Foreign occupations & Freedom movements(Palestine, Kashmir, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Xinjiang, Chechnya, etc); Anti-Muslimism and anti-Islamism are more dangerous than "terrorism" Anti-Islamic forces & terrorists are using criminal elements for terrorizing the world and they in disguise are harming genuine interests of ordinary Muslims. Global media today, even in Muslim nations, are controlled by CIA & other anti-Islamic agencies. Former university Teacher. Website:


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Cameron has no clue why the EU exists. Had he done his work on European integration he would have learnt that the EU is doomed. Because European leaders have ignored the crucial advice tow of its founding fathers - Robert Schuman and Konrad Adenauer offered them concerning the survival of the European Project. He would also have learnt that a Brilliant British lawyer wrote about EU - how it would develop its character and future prospects even before the European Union was born. This Lawyer, who became the Prince of Scotland Yard - warned boundaries in Europe would change, Britain would become ea province of Europe and would not be saved if she joined a confederation of European nations which would develop through a great European crisis. He has been proved right. The Lisbon Treaty has paved the way for his word on Europe's future to come to pass. Cameron must exercise humility to study the works of the Prince of Scotland to have a better understanding why the European Union developed from the rubble of the Second World War.

Had Cameron heeded the warning of the Prince of Scotland Yard, the eurozone crisis would not have come as a surprise. The flames engulfing the eurozone would rather have convinced the British Prime Minister to withdraw Britain from the corrupt and anti-democratic European Union. And Brussels’ attempt to destroy the City of London with the introduction of the Financial Transaction Tax would not have happened.

Prime Minister Cameron was eager to please Nick Clegg by holding a referendum on how the British people elected their representatives. But the same Cameron was against a referendum on how the British are governed. David Cameron’s hostile attitude towards a referendum on EU, an issue which he had previously supported, prompted this response from the honourable and brave Tory Politician Douglas Carswell: “How can it be right that we have a referendum to decide on the electoral system by which MPs are elected and not have a referendum to decide from where the country is actually governed...The EU has damaged politics and left Britain to be ruled by the greatest quango of the lot, the European Commission.”

Great Britain does not belong to ill-informed politicians to force their distorted views on EU on them. EU is not about trade. It is about the creation of a federated Europe - a United States of Europe. This was the vision of Jean Monnet - architect of the European project. Monnet made his view clear to Professor Reuter after the Coal and steel Community was launched in 1950. Monnet confirmed it in his 1978 memoirs: “…The political union of tomorrow will depend on making the economic union effective in the everyday activities of industry, agriculture, and government. ...Little by little the work of the Community will be felt, and the already distinguishable bonds of common interest will be strengthened. Then the everyday realities themselves will make it possible to form the political union which is the goal of our community and to establish the United States of Europe…”

A wise man will heed advice not to build his house near a house occupied by insane men. So when the mad men consciously pour gallons of petrol on their property and set it on fire, you should expect your house to be engulfed in flames. It is only a fool who consciously decides to build his house next to a house filled with insane men and then complains when the actions of the deranged men result in the destruction of his own property. Verbum sapientis est

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