Cameron to promise British referendum on EU by 2017

British prime minister David Cameron will today promise a referendum on whether Britain should leave the European Union, allowing UK voters to decide on breaking up the 27-nation bloc.

23rd January, 2013
Cameron will promise a referendum on whether Britain should leave the EU

British prime minister David Cameron will today promise a referendum on whether Britain should leave the European Union, allowing UK voters to decide on breaking up the 27-nation bloc.

Promising to make the case to remain in the EU once he has negotiated a return of some powers to Britain, Cameron will say the democratic consent for the status quo in Europe is "wafer thin".

He will pledge to put the question to a popular...

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