UK and EU: European politicians on Britain in Europe


Britain's attitude to Europe and David Cameron's desire to renegotiate the UK's relationship with the EU is a hot topic for politicians in Brussels and Strasbourg.

David Thompson has been finding out what they make of the UK's troubled relations with the EU, with talk of a referendum or a new deal for British membership.

He spoke to MEPs Alain Lamassoure, Guy Verhofstadt, Derk-Jan Eppink, Hans Van Baalen, Alexander Graf Lambsdorff and Manfred Weber.

They do not want Britain to go, but have limited patience with allowing it to get its own way and talk of the UK being proud to be the worst pupil in the EU's classroom.


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