Polls give lie to Cameron's take on attitude of British to EU

British prime minister David Cameron’s statement that disillusionment in the UK about membership of the European Union was at a record level was questioned by pollsters.

23rd January, 2013
The content of David Cameron’s speech might matter less than the impression he gave, said one pollster.

British prime minister David Cameron’s statement that disillusionment in the UK about membership of the European Union was at a record level was questioned by pollsters.

Cameron made the assertion today in a speech at Bloomberg’s London headquarters, as he explained why he was promising a referendum on leaving the 27-nation bloc. “Today, public disillusionment with the EU is at an all-time high,” he said.

“The question mark is...

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