No - if the treaty is not in force, we will have a referendum."
to what? What question of mine does "if the treaty is not in force, we will have a referendum
" answer? And if it's not in answer to any question of mine what is it in contradiction to that I or Comet have stated?
I would rather wait for that event to be imminent before my party reveals what it intends to do so that the effect cannot be anticipated in advance by those who would wish to pre-empt us.
So, for the voting public, Tory policy on the EU boils down to "trust us". That's the most generous thing that can be said about it.
But with their record, why should anyone? So what kind of policy is that?
In any event, your apology for their policy entails that the basis of democracy in the UK—our sovereignty—is 'negotiable'. That's a funny kind of policy for people calling themselves conservatives.
Oh, I said all that already. How quickly one forgets.