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Eurozone and Greece: Liberal Democrat MEP Sharon Bowles

7 November 2011 Last updated at 10:40 GMT

The chair of the European Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs said it might have been better to have "cut Greece lose ages ago".

But Liberal Democrat MEP Sharon Bowles was first reminded of her comments from July when she said it would have been "bad for everybody" if Greece were to leave the currency.

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