The decision to rush the EU Constitution through this week in France with no referendum shows just how undemocratic a construct this whole EU edifice has become. It almost beggars belief that the French are told by their President they cannot have another referendum because that might trigger one in the UK where the project would be voted down!
Surely the French deserve another if their government is so determined to countermand their clearly expressed hostility to another Treaty expressed in their last referendum?
It also seems likely the Dutch will not be allowed another referendum, because they too got the answer wrong last time as far as the political class of the EU are concerned.
It makes it even more necessary for voters to maximise pressure on all those MPs in the UK who promised a referendum in the last General Election who are not currently inclined to keep their word and vote for one.
The people deserve a voice. It will be a disgrace if democracy is snuffed out on this crucial issue on both sides of the Channel.