Gordon Brown, British Prime Minister:
"If we had the same constitutional treaty that was abandoned, we said there would be a referendum."
(Reuters, 26 September 2007).
Report by the Commons European Scrutiny Committee - Britain:
"Taken as a whole, the Reform Treaty produces a general framework which is substantially equivalent to the Constitutional Treaty."
(European Union Intergovernmental Conference Thirty-fifth Report of Session 2006-07 - The House of Commons European Scrutiny Committee 9 October 2007)