PM to call 'unprecedented' vote on Juncker EU appointment

Now Britain cranks up the game for the EU Top Jobs to keep the Federalists out.

David Cameron opposes Mr Juncker's instincts for closer ties with Europe

BBC News
22 June 2014

David Cameron will call for a vote from fellow EU leaders on the next European Commission president if there is an attempt to rubber-stamp Jean-Claude Juncker in the role.

Mr Cameron opposes the ex-Luxembourg PM, whom he sees as preventing EU reforms, and a No 10 source says he will seek a vote at a summit next week.

But correspondents say it looks likely Mr Juncker will get the job.

Meanwhile, business leaders have warned about EU measures affecting the City.

The row over Mr Juncker hit the headlines a few weeks ago when Mr Cameron reportedly warned the UK could leave the EU if Mr Juncker became president of the European Commission - the body which drafts EU laws.

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