Brown's party breaks promise to 60 million Brits, hated EU-treaty to be finally made into law

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London, Nov. 4 (ANI): With Prime Minister Gordon Brown's New Labour party breaking a promise to give 60-million Britons a say on the controversial Lisbon Treaty, the last hope of blocking a new European constitution was snuffed out last night.

Britain and the Czech Republic were the last two EU members to sign the treaty into law, The Sun reports.

The last remaining opposition to the new EU constitution ended when Czech president Vaclav Klaus was forced to sign the Lisbon Treaty.

His reluctant endorsement meant the document has been ratified by all 27 EU states and will become law on December 1.

Gordon Brown, who reneged on a promise to hold a referendum on the treaty, hailed the move as "an important and historic step for all of Europe".

Tory Shadow Foreign Secretary William Hague said: "We think it is a bad day for democracy."

Tory leader David Cameron will spell out a new attack plan to reform the treaty if he becomes PM.

The treaty will trigger a massive shift of power to Brussels. It will mean: EU judges deciding some of Britain's criminal laws

A powerful new Euro president, foreign policy supremo and diplomatic service.

Unions able to strike more easily under the Charter of Fundamental Rights, which could take us back to the dark days of 1970s industrial strife.

National vetoes being dumped in 16 key areas including transport, home affairs and energy policy.

Greater EU control over immigration and asylum seekers, including benefit entitlements.

In the treaty's small print, national leaders are given the right to cede even more power to Europe without having to ask voters.

Tory Shadow Foreign Secretary William Hague said: "We think it is a bad day for democracy."

But leader David Cameron will today spell out a new attack plan to reform the treaty if he becomes Prime Minister. (ANI)

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