Wednesday October 21, 2020

Britain to put EU referendum on hold

When Britain takes over the presidency of the EU in July, it will preside over a can of worms that has been well and truly opened.

4th June, 2005

When Britain takes over the presidency of the EU in July, it will preside over a can of worms that has been well and truly opened.

But the divisions that have surfaced since the Dutch and French referendum results will also present some opportunities the British government will be keen to exploit.

Tomorrow, foreign minister Jack Straw will make a statement to the House of Commons about the ramifications of the No votes.

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