U.K. Hits Roadblocks on Path to Renegotiate EU Membership

U.K. Hits Roadblocks on Path to Renegotiate EU Membership
The U.K. flag and the EU flag outside the European Commission Representation, London, June 9, 2015 (AP photo by Kirsty Wigglesworth).

The refugee crisis dominated last month’s European Union summit in Brussels, but the U.K.’s planned referendum on whether or not to stay in the EU was also on the agenda. Although a final agreement was not reached, all sides committed to work toward finding solutions and resolving British demands on renegotiating the status of its EU membership at the next summit in February. The U.K. referendum is expected to take place this summer, but the exact date has yet to be decided. While his government was implementing unpopular austerity measures in January 2013, British Prime Minister David Cameron announced that, […]

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