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  1. EU referendum question revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Ilkley Gazette

    Voters will be asked if the UK should "remain a member" of the European Union when they go to the polls for the in/out referendum, Downing Street has confirmed. The wording of the question that will appear on ballot papers means supporters of Britain retaining its ties to Brussels will form the "Yes" campaign.

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  2. Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union?'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

    DAVID Cameron today puts the EU referendum at the heart of his programme for the new parliament, revealing the question to be put to voters. The landmark vote - to be staged as early as next year - will ask the electorate: 'Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union?' The question will be seen as a victory for supporters of remaining in the EU because it means they will be campaigning for a 'Yes' vote - widely seen as an easier campaign to win.

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  3. U.K.'s Cameron outlines EU vote plan in Queen's SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... State Opening of Parliament. It follows a May 7 election that unexpectedly gave Mr. Cameron's center-right Conservatives a parliamentary majority - and with it, the power to implement a political agenda without coalition compromises. "This is the ...

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  4. EU Referendum Bill: Vote Question ConfirmedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sky News

    ... nment source said on Wednesday that legislation to abolish the act was omitted from the Queen's Speech as the Conservatives do not want to "rush it through".

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  5. Union fury at Tory 'attack'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sunday Herald

    Trade unions have reacted with fury after a surprise move in the Queen's Speech which threatens to cost them millions of pounds. Trade unions have reacted with fury after a surprise move in the Queen's Speech which threatens to cost them millions of pounds.

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  6. Queen's Speech shows Cameron has limited room to manoeuvreRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sunday Herald

    In reality, the monarch's reading of a statement at the opening of the parliamentary year is a laying out of cards, a declaration of intent. Yesterday, it became clear that David Cameron's administration has a less impressive hand than some assumed on the morning of 8 May. Where Scotland, more powers for Holyrood, and "English votes for English laws" are concerned, bluffing is the name of the game.

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  7. Queen's Speech throws a tax challenge to SNPRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sunday Herald

    The Beast of Bolsover was silenced on Queen's Speech day, and all because of the SNP's bottom battle over who sits where on Her Majesty's Opposition benches. The Beast of Bolsover was silenced on Queen's Speech day, and all because of the SNP's bottom battle over who sits where on Her Majesty's Opposition benches.

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  8. The more things change, the more they stay the same - this time it's no differentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Independent.ie

    Social revolution should not be confused with a political putsch. Last September, 1.6 million Scottish voters voted Yes for independence.

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  9. Daily Mail Comment: Free at last, Tories hit the ground runningRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

    With an exhilarating change of gear and a new sense of purpose, this was the day Westminster roared back to life after the paralysis of the dying Coalition. It was also the day David Cameron, freed at last from the shackles of the Lib Dems, gave notice of his intention that the first Tory government for 18 years will be a great reforming administration, starting from the word Go.

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  10. UK govt confirms EU referendum in Queen's speechRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... phone companies and Internet service providers to hand individuals' browsing data to security services. The Conservatives have only a narrow majority and could struggle to pass controversial legislation if they face rebellions from within their own ...

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  11. Benedict Cumberbatch Joins Campaign To Save Human Rights Act From Being ScrappedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    The 'Sherlock' star appeared in one of several short clips, along with other movie and TV actors, to raise awareness about the importance of the Human Rights Act. Benedict Cumberbatch is one of a number of British actors to put their names to a new appeal to prevent the new Conservative government in Britain from repealing the Human Rights Act.

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  12. Cameron tells Scottish Government stop talking about more powers and start using the ones you haveRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    DAVID Cameron has issued a direct challenge to the SNP Government to "stop talking and start acting" on Holyrood's extra powers as he set out his administration's legislative programme. DAVID Cameron has issued a direct challenge to the SNP Government to \"stop talking and start acting\" on Holyrood's extra powers as he set out his administration's legislative programme.

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  13. New Scotland powers 'will bolster case against Conservative plans to repeal the Human Rights Act'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    SCOTTISH ministers have warned that pledged new powers for Holyrood will bolster their case against Conservative plans to repeal the Human Rights Act. SCOTTISH ministers have warned that pledged new powers for Holyrood will bolster their case against Conservative plans to repeal the Human Rights Act.

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  14. Salmond calls for investigation as Cameron seeks to bring about Evel without a Westminster BillRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    A NEW constitutional row is brewing after the Commons Speaker agreed to investigate the UK Government's plan to restrict the voting rights of Scottish MPs not through a Bill but by simply changing parliamentary procedure. A NEW constitutional row is brewing after the Commons Speaker agreed to investigate the UK Government's plan to restrict the voting rights of Scottish MPs not through a Bill but by simply changing parliamentary procedure.

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  15. Emboldened Cameron says packed Queen's Speech golden opportunity for Britain's renewalRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    With Labour in disarray and the Liberal Democrat ball and chain discarded, David Cameron looked like a man rejuvenated, declaring that the Queen's Speech was a "golden opportunity" to renew Britain. With Labour in disarray and the Liberal Democrat ball and chain discarded, David Cameron looked like a man rejuvenated, declaring that the Queen's Speech was a \"golden opportunity\" to renew Britain.

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  16. Conservatives vote against ending violence against womenRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Ndp.ca

    Tonight, Conservatives voted down M-444, A National Action Plan to End Violence against Women. The bill's sponsor, NDP Critic for Aboriginal Affairs Niki Ashton made the following statement: "Today the Harper Government once again turned its back on Canadian women by voting against M-444, a National Action Plan to End Violence Against Women.

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  17. Cameron buys off the Tory rebels on Human Rights but says public...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Cameron buys off the Tory rebels on Human Rights but says public should be 'in no doubt' of commitment to ripping up the Act David Cameron insisted last night the public should be 'in no doubt' of his commitment to rip up Labour's Human Rights Act. But in a victory for backbench Tory rebels, he abandoned a linked threat to quit the European Court of Human Rights.

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  18. EU referendum: Voters will be asked if UK 'should remain a member'Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | ITV

    Come the much-anticipated In/Out referendum on the European Union, voters are to be asked if the UK should "remain a member" when they go to the polls, Downing Street has confirmed. Details of the question, and the government's commitment to stage the vote by the end of 2017 are contained in the EU Referendum Bill, which will be introduced into Parliament today, just as David Cameron embarks on a whirlwind tour across Europe in an attempt to win other leaders over on his plans to renegotiate Britain's terms.

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  19. EU referendum: Vote on UK membership to be rushed into law 'extra-quick time'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Independent

    By fast-tracking it through Parliament, Cameron will leave open the option of holding the membership vote next year, 12 months ahead of his deadline Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies David Cameron said he wanted plans to stage a vote on European Union membership rushed into law in "extra-quick time" as the Government revealed the exact wording of the referendum question it intends to put to voters.

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  20. Governments must work together on tax regimesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    ... to deliver its manifesto pledge to reintroduce the 50 per cent top rate north of the Border. However, if the Conservatives stick to their election campaign pledge of no income tax rises for five years, will it be politically acceptable for them to ...

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