The Sunday Telegraph's leader is slightly unimpressed with the "anti-democratic" constitution-by-stealth:
"The deception over the constitution demonstrates that the European project, in its present form, is not just undemocratic but anti-democratic: it depends on ensuring that the electorate cannot express its will.
For once, David Cameron and the Conservatives have an easy target: they must harry Gordon Brown relentlessly until he promises a referendum on the new treaty. Nothing less will do. And unless he undoes Mr Blair's last act of dictatorial hubris, Mr Brown will merely be following his predecessor's trail of deceit and dishonesty."
"Any treaty that is about the transfer of powers to the EU must be put to the country in a referendum."
This is a good way to sooth his recently bruised relationship with the grassroots, Stuart Wheeler and John Redwood have already welcomed the position. ConservativeHome will be working with Open Europe this week to keep a close eye on developments with this "treaty".