David Cameron hints at EU referendum

DAVID Cameron has hinted at a referendum on European Union membership, after the next general election, by saying there will be an opportunity for the British people to give “fresh consent”.

The Prime Minister said he believes that remaining in the EU is in Britain’s interests.

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Speaking during a visit to Brazil, he said: “I don’t think it is in Britain’s interests to leave the EU, but I do think what it is increasingly becoming the time for is a new settlement between Britain and Europe, and I think that new settlement will require fresh consent.

“The euro is a currency with 17 different countries. I think, increasingly, one currency will mean one economic policy. They are going to change and that will give us opportunities for changing our relationship with Europe.