No More Independence Referendums!

That’s Jack Straw’s latest idea

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Who’s Jack Straw?

A British Labour Party  politician who has been  an MP  since 1979. Straw served in the Cabinet from 1997 to 2010. He was  Home Secretary from 1997 to 2001 and Foreign Secretary from 2001 to 2006 under Tony  Blair,  Lord Chancellor fom 2007 to 2010 and Secretary of State for Justice  throughout Gordon Brown’s  Premiership. Straw is one of only three individuals to have served in Cabinet continuously under the Labour government from 1997 to 2010.

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Mr Straw wants to take out the will of the people. And a large number of Tories will be grinning from ear to ear, read to agree  with him,

If this idea goes through the NI Secretary of State will never call a referendum on a United Ireland vs Staying in the UK .

S/He won’t be able to by law!

In the triumph of a NO victory does Mr Straw realize his idea threatens unravelling the Good Friday/Belfast Agreement?

Does he even care?

How will Scottish and Irish Nationalists and Republicans react when they learn they could be trapped forever, against their will, in the UK?

 

 

http://it.tinypic.com/view.php?pic=lb8g5&s=8#.VB2ulPl_tqs

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Straw

Full article behind paywall here:

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/columnists/article4212654.ece