The Prime Minister of great Britain David Cameron said Wednesday, 3 February, have not yet determined the date for the referendum on the country’s membership in the EU, reports «Interfax» with reference to the channel Sky News.
According to the channel, speaking in Parliament, the head of the British government promised that a vote definitely will not be arranged within first six weeks after the elections in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, which will take place on 5 may. At this step, Cameron went to give the voters the first opportunity to vote in local elections, and then switch to a decision on the UK’s membership of the EU.
Meanwhile the majority of British citizens negatively evaluate the proposals of Brussels under the terms of the conservation of Britain’s membership in the EU, according to a survey conducted by Sky News.
Thus, 69% of respondents stated that they consider the proposals failed, and 31% held the opposite point of view.
Meanwhile, on Wednesday the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said that he considers reasonable proposals made by the EU in the UK within the last continued membership in the European Union. «The proposed solution is fair and in relation to the United Kingdom, and in respect of the other 27 member States,» said Juncker in Strasbourg.
Monday, February 2, the head of the European Council Donald Tusk announced proposals for legislative reforms in the European Union, which required the UK. They will be considered at the EU summit on 18-19 February. Before they can be implemented, they must approve all EU member States.
A referendum on maintaining Britain’s membership in the EU should take place no later than the end of 2017.
In the UK have not set a date for a referendum on EU membership 03.02.2016