George Osborne the UK Chancellor visits EU capitals in the wake of UK universities’ campaign for EU membership. UK government is likely to hold the referendum in June next year. While the process of reform will not be easy but vote in the UK is an “opportunity” to bring in changes to make Europe more “competitive and dynamic”.
In Paris, the chancellor is expected to say: “We have been returned to office with a very clear mandate to improve Britain’s relationship with the rest of the EU and to reform the EU.”
“I want to see a new settlement for Europe: one that makes it a more competitive and dynamic continent to ensure it delivers prosperity and security for all of the people within it, not just for those in Britain.”
Treaties agreed by all 28 EU members have to be rewritten for UK to obtain what it wants.