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Cable: EU vote bill 'damaging'

The Lib Dem Business Secretary Vince Cable has criticised Tory backbenchers' moves for an EU referendum Bill, as "just reopening a Pandora's box which potentially is not only damaging to them as a party, but it is damaging to the country."

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Cameron 'is the weak leader of a divided party'

The Labour Leader Ed Miliband has accused David Cameron of being the leader of a weak and divided party, as the Conservatives split over the issue of Britain's membership of the European Union.

David Cameron and Ed Miliband attend the Queen's speech Credit: Alastair Grant/PA Wire

"What we see today is a Labour Party focused on jobs and living standards and sorting out our economy and a Conservative Party where David Cameron has completely lost control" he said.

"They're arguing amongst themselves about Europe and not sorting out the problems of the country".

"Frankly, this has not just become an issue about Europe, but about David Cameron's weak leadership of his party".

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