David Cameron promised yesterday that Britain will hold a referendum on whether to stay in the EU in 2017. He delivered a speech in London, stating that he is willing to re-negotiate Britain’s EU membership terms if his Conservative party wins the next election, expected in 2015.
The video of his speech (37 minutes) can be seen in full here.
– UK’s EU future dependent on other member states, by Honor Mahony (EU Observer)
– Cameron publishes bits of unlucky EU speech, by Andrew Rettman (EU Observer)
– Cameron: referendum on EU opt-outs, not on membership, by Andrew Rettman (EU Observer)
– Cameron EU speech brought forward to avoid diplomatic row, bv Benjamin Fox (EU Observer)
– EU Speech: David Cameron is ‘Churchill multiplied by Queen Victoria’, by The Telegraph
– At whom was David Cameron’s Europe speech aimed?, by Nicholas Watt (The Guardian)
– David Cameron’s EU speech: panel verdict, by The Guardian
– David Cameron’s EU speech is a crafty piece of political positioning. Now, let the negotiations begin, by Charles Crawford (The Telegraph)