Brexit: Choppy waters for Cameron as D-Day looms

Brexit: Choppy waters for Cameron as D-Day looms
Cameron makes a joint appearance with Mayor of London Sadiq Khan as they launch the Britain Stronger in Europe guarantee card Pic: Getty

The British prime minister has backed himself into a corner to win an internecine Tory power struggle

‘The shock impact, the uncertainty impact, the trade impact – and you put a bomb under our economy.” Precisely, prime minister. “And the worst thing is, we would have lit the fuse ourselves.” Wrong, prime minister. It was you, David Cameron, who lit the fuse; not British citizens, for most of whom membership of the European Union has been something just taken for granted. Not any more. It is now a burning issue for many British voters, principally because of a poisonous domestic row in the Conservative Party which has caused Cameron, in his haste to rid himself of the Liberal Democrats, to plunge into a reckless referendum commitment.

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