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David Cameron: We have no plans in event of Brexit

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Prime Minister David Cameron says the Government has made no plans in the event that Britain votes to leave the European Union .

Speaking on the BBC’s Andrew Marr show, Cameron said the Civil Service was not preparing for Britain leaving the EU after the in-out referendum.

He added leaving the EU was “not the right answer” for the referendum, which he hopes to hold in the summer.

The Prime Minister also said he would stay as leader even if Britons choose EU independence.

He added: “ My policy is to hold a renegotiation and then a referendum, that’s what we promised in the manifesto, and then to abide by what the British public say.

“I hope that the answer will be staying in a reformed Europe.”

Cameron’s stance angered Eurosceptic Tory MPs, including senior Conservative backbencher David Davis.

Speaking to The Times yesterday, Davis said: “Let’s be pessimistic and say there’s a one in three chance of us leaving — that is still a big contingency, so it is nothing short of irresponsible not to have done any preparation. How on earth can you assess whether Brexit is right or wrong unless you assess how you would do it?”

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  1. Staggering really.

    Words rarely fail me.

    In this case, just staggering that this is the best the PM can do.

  2. Reminiscent of the FSA confessing that it had no Plan B in the event of the RDR not working out, and look where we are now. That said, I shall be voting to exit. All this hogwash about membership of the EU conferring Influence, Prosperity and Security (to quote that crook Peter Mandelson) is just that.

    Influence? What good has the UK’s influence achieved to date? The EU is in an almighty mess. Why should we even bother trying to influence what Europe does?

    Prosperity? I believe we can do at least as well without the legislative and financial burdens of Brussels, which must surely be the biggest white elephant in history.

    Security? What, as if all the other countries in Europe are suddenly going to stop sharing security information with us just because we’ve pulled out of the EU? I hardly think so.

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