Reuters logo
Cameron says to announce EU vote date after cabinet meeting
February 20, 2016 / 8:21 AM / 2 years ago

Cameron says to announce EU vote date after cabinet meeting

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron said on Saturday he will announce the date of the referendum on Britain’s membership in the European Union after a cabinet meeting due at 1000 GMT.

Prime Minister David Cameron gestures as he addresses the media after a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, February 19, 2016. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

“The Cabinet will this morning discuss the UK’s new special status in the EU - afterwards I’ll announce the planned referendum date,” he wrote on twitter.

EU leaders agreed unanimously at a summit on Friday on a package of measures aimed at keeping Britain in the 28-nation bloc.

Reporting by Ana Nicolaci da Costa; editing by Guy Faulconbridge

Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below