The political rift between the UK Prime Minister David Cameron (Conservative) and the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Cleg (Liberal Democrat) widened into a public feud over Cameron's refusal to sign the Merkozy accord.
The Deputy Prime Minister says U.K. Coalition Breakup Over EU Would Cause Economic ‘Disaster’
A British minister who was the first Muslim to sit in the cabinet resigned on Tuesday over the government's policy on Gaza. Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, a minister at the Foreign Office and minister for faith and communities, wrote on Twitter: "With deep regret I have this morning written to the Prime Minister & tendered my resignation. I can no longer support Govt policy on #Gaza."
While in the US there has been nothing but political propaganda and a constant Obama defense of John Kerry over his disastrous, to date, handling of the deteriorating situation in the middle east, in the UK the internal discord has finally moved beyond merely posturing and has claimed the first political career, when overnight a minister in the Foreign Office, Baroness Warsi, announced she has resigned from the government, saying its policy on the crisis in Gaza is "morally indefensible", is not in Britain's national interest and will have a "long term effect on our
Prime Minister David Cameron will on Wednesday promise holding a referendum giving British people the choice of staying in or leaving the European Union if his party wins the next general election. Cameron will say in a long-awaited speech in London that he wants to renegotiate the terms of Britain's membership because "public disillusionment with the EU is at an all-time high".