The Scotsman cartoon: Cameron at war over Juncker

DAVID Cameron has insisted he is “completely unapologetic” about taking a stand over Jean-Claude Juncker’s nomination for the EU’s top job.

Illustration: Iain Green
Illustration: Iain Green

The Prime Minister is facing defeat and isolation in Brussels, when he aims to force a vote on the nomination of Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European Commission.

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In an apparent swipe at some of his fellow leaders, who are reported to have voiced unease with Mr Juncker’s candidacy in private talks, Mr Cameron said: “It’s very important in Europe, that you say what you say in private, and it’s the same as what you say in public.”