A good deal but for who?

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I believe Mr Cameron returned to Britain as a humiliated prime minister after making ludicrous speeches as to what he would achieve at the European Parliament on a reformed EU treaty.

He went to Brussels as the British bulldog, full of tenacity and verve.

However, in the process he turned into a poodle, losing dignity and grace, and insulting the British public by informing them his forage to the EU was indeed a good deal. But for who?

On reflection, I liken the EU in Brussels to the European Song Contest.

All the European countries unite and give the British contestants “nul points” when they perform.

So why be any different in their political approach to our Prime Minister in his reform dealings?

In the coming months he will attempt to get the public to abide by his EU reforms.

Will MPs have any conscience and think of the country they were elected to represent?

Or will their own welfare kick in, their future in government their main concern?

That will be nothing new to many who sit in the white halls of power, nodding donkeys to their parties rather than to the welfare of the country and its electorate.

Fred Gibbon,

Masefield Road,

Hartlepool.