David Cameron's latest speech has reignited calls for the prime minster to debate Scotland's first minister Alex Salmond. It underscores Mr Cameron's problem with this September's referendum.
A resident claimed the fire may have been the result of a failed 'targeted attack' on a cottage bought by David and Samantha Cameron in an Oxfordshire hamlet near Chipping Norton, 19 years ago.
But there is something odd and incoherent about this position. For if your priority is the economy and jobs, then it’s crystal clear that Britain should remain in the EU. That’s why the government of David Cameron fought the referendum mainly (indeed too exclusively) on the likely economic consequences.
For all that this held little interest for the public and the vast bulk of the media, in Cameron’s view this had become the central issue of our membership which later led him to the proposal, made in his Bloomberg speech a year later in January 2013, to attempt to renegotiate UK membership terms, to be followed by an in-out referendum.
The 2016 Conservative Party leadership election occurred as a result of Prime Minister David Cameron's resignation as party leader.He had resigned following the national referendum to leave the European Union.Cameron, who supported Britain's continued membership of the EU, announced his resignation on 24 June, saying that he would step down by October.
The date of the referendum has been selected by Mr Cameron - this has given him power, because it allows him to select a date that most suits him and his team and his campaign. As it happens, June 23rd was the earliest Thursday on which the referendum would be possible, and without clashing with a major tie in the Euro 2016 football championships.
David Cameron and many other figures who wanted to stay in the EU predicted an immediate economic crisis if the UK voted to leave. They were partially correct; the pound slumped the day after the referendum and remains about 10% lower against the dollar and 15% down against the euro.
This essay examines the driving factors behind UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s decision to call a referendum if the Conservative Party is re-elected in 2015. It addresses the persistence of Euroskepticism in the United Kingdom and the tendency of Euroskeptics to generate intra-party conflict.
Eventually, David Cameron was the prime minister who buckled. In his Bloomberg speech in January 2013 he made a pledge that would go on to define his political legacy.
Ever since David Cameron made his Bloomberg speech in January 2013 promising the Referendum, I knew that this was likely to become. the. major issue. I was lucky enough to be able to put a team together at the CEP of the world’s top researchers on international trade, labour markets and growth.
David Cameron duly made his speech on Europe on January 23rd. It was long on populist rhetoric but short on operational detail. It was long on populist rhetoric but short on operational detail. In a previous article, before the speech, I set out several hazards that his expected strategy was going to face.
David Cameron announced in his resignation speech that it would be the job of his successor whether to invoke Article 50 and formally leave the EU. As far as the EU is concerned, Great Britain remains a member of the body, although other European politicians have called for immediate negotiations to begin the process of Britain’s exit.