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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 7th July 2010.

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Photo of David Cameron David Cameron The Prime Minister, Leader of the Conservative Party 11:30 am, 7th July 2010

Of course these discussions need to take place, and they will take place- [ Interruption. ] Let me answer the question very directly, because I listened very carefully to the statement by the Deputy Prime Minister, my right hon. Friend Mr Clegg on this issue. The date and the nature of the referendum are Westminster Parliament issues and it is right that they should be brought before the Westminster Parliament first. It does not make sense to take them in front of other Parliaments and Assemblies first. That is the way to do it- [ Interruption. ]

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