Britain set to lead opposition against EU budget increases

Britain is often regarded as the odd man out among the European Union member states, as a result of years of euro-scepticism and its decision to stay out of monetary union.

23rd April, 2011
Britain set to lead opposition against EU budget increases
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Britain is often regarded as the odd man out among the European Union member states, as a result of years of euro-scepticism and its decision to stay out of monetary union. It is seen as a recalcitrant voice in an otherwise harmonic chorus of nations moving eagerly towards greater integration.

Although that perception is undoubtedly exaggerated, there is no denying that it has suited recent British governments, both Tory and Labour, to at least appear...

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