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Cameron proposes vote on EU relationship

By The Associated Press

This article was published January 23, 2013 at 7:39 a.m.

— Prime Minister David Cameron said Wednesday that he will offer British citizens a vote on whether to leave the European Union if his party wins the next election, a move which could trigger alarm among fellow member states.

He acknowledged that public disillusionment with the EU is “at an all-time high,” using a long-awaited speech in central London to say that the terms of Britain’s membership in the bloc should be revised and the country’s citizens should have a say.

Cameron proposed Wednesday that his Conservative Party renegotiate the U.K.’s relationship with the European Union if it wins the next general election, expected in 2015.

“Once that new settlement has been negotiated, we will give the British people a referendum with a very simple in or out choice to stay in the EU on these new terms. Or come out altogether,” Cameron said. “It will be an in-out referendum.”

The stated possibility of a referendum is expected to frustrate other EU member states currently focused on stemming the eurozone debt crisis.

Read Thursday's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for more details.

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