Cameron’s bet on an EU referendum is still alive

UK Prime Minister David Cameron set the agenda on Europe (photo:dpa)
UK Prime Minister David Cameron set the agenda on Europe (photo:dpa)

One year ago UK Prime Minister David Cameron promised voters an In-Out referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union by the end of 2017 and a chance to repatriate power back to Britain. But how has the political landscape in the UK and among its European partners changed since the famous Bloomberg speech in London in January 2013? Mr Cameron’s big gamble is still alive.

<i>On the anniversary of UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s Bloomberg speech, ructions on Europe continue within the Conservative party. It is far from clear that he can preserve the current stance up to the general election in 2015. More extreme eurosceptics and right-wingers might try to unseat him if...

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