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European Union and Citizens
Britain and Europe - The last rites?
on December 5, 2012, 10:25
© EC/Sipa/Thomas Haley
Julian Priestley analyses the new UK/EU relationship. Indeed Britain is currently at the heart of the discussions in the EU, given the attitude of its government towards the fiscal compact and the budget negotiations,and the evolutions of its political parties and public opinion.
His tribune tries to answer four key questions:
1. Would Europe proceed more speedily and more efficiently without Britain?
2. Are British political parties committed to the EU?
3. Restoring British sovereignty?
4. A new phase of EU/UK relations?