Tuesday December 1, 2020

It's crunch time for Britain and the EU

While not everyone in Britain wants an EU exit, there is an increasing appetite for significant reforms, writes Chris Howarth.

18th May, 2013
David Cameron: under pressure. Photo: Getty

With MPs in Britain passionately discussing holding a referendum on Britain's membership of the EU, you could be forgiven for thinking that British/EU relations have just taken a decisive turn for the worse. That should be a sobering thought.

However, in truth, these issues have been a long time in gestation. Ever since Britain decided not to join the euro, divergence between Britain and the EU became inevitable.

Unease at the direction of European...

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