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Author Topic: Vetos  (Read 965 times)

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Vetos
« on: 13 December, 2011, 10:28:02 PM »
Please correct me if I am wrong, but I thought exercising a veto effectively prevented any motion being carried. So, how can Cameron claim to have exercised a veto at the latest EU summit? All he effectively seemed to do was tell the EU that the UK wasn't going along with the proposals whilst the rest of the EU have gone ahead with them. That's not my understanding of a veto.

'...a power of one department or branch of a government to forbid or prohibit finally or provisionally the carrying out of projects attempted by another department...'

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Re: Vetos
« Reply #1 on: 13 December, 2011, 10:51:36 PM »
You are quie correct - it's just mealy mouthed hogwash from Boy David. What else do you expect? Hes just like a baby throwing his rattle out of the pram .
« Last Edit: 13 December, 2011, 10:55:14 PM by antonymous »
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