Cable: EU referendum bill 'damaging to the country'

Business Secretary Vince Cable has hit out at the EU referendum Bill, saying leaving the EU will create a lot of uncertainty for millions of British businesses and could threaten the UK's fragile recovery. Branding the move untimely and unhelpful, he said:

"This is 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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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."