When the British prime minister makes his speech about the
Much of the rest of the EU already condemn him for daring to question the terms of membership in the first place.
Many in his party (perhaps many in his country) would leave the EU tomorrow. It takes a brave person in the
But that is exactly what Cameron will be doing.
And yes, the speech will be couched in all sorts of language about a “fresh settlement” and “
Yet it is a brave intervention from an instinctively pro-European prime minister, putting him at odds with the way the popular wind is blowing in the country and risking a loss of significant support from many of his natural voters to the anti-EU
The existing situation in which the
So even the EU's most ardent fans should be grateful that Cameron is sticking up for
Ian Wishart reports on the eurozone (crisis) for European Voice and has done so since the early days of Greece's first bail-out. He also covers other EU issues affecting business, including technology, financial services legislation, competition and the internal market. This blog brings you commentary on those topics as well as any other subject that may come into his head. Comments are encouraged below each post. Ian can be emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org and followed on Twitter.
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