Putting Country before Party

Saturday, 28th November 2009

UKIP’s new leader today reiterated the Party’s position when it comes to electoral deals. Malcolm Pearson said, “Of course we will do deals. If we could get a written guarantee of a referendum on our relationship with a post-Lisbon European Union, then it would the right thing to do.”

The UK Independence Party has often said that if such a question could be put to the British people it would be the party’s duty to work to that end. He went on, “Now I am leader, that position does not change.”
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Britons Get Referendum on Europe


Britons get a referendum on a referendum on Europe

A UKIP petition demanding a referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU has been launched in the biggest-ever call to arms on the right to have a say over Europe. 2 million leaflets are currently being printed in support of the petition, designed to keep the pressure on the ‘traditional’ parties after all broke a clear manifesto commitment to hold a referendum on the European Constitution (renamed as the Lisbon Treaty).

UKIP Leader Nigel Farage said: “This is a real chance for the people of Great Britain to show that they are sick of being lied to and that they want a say over our continuing membership of the European Union. We want to send a message loud and clear to the next Government of Great Britain that the people are not prepared to be ignored and demand that they be given their say.”

You can sign the petition here. If you know of anyone – friends, family or colleagues – who would be willing to sign this petition, please pass the information on to them.