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    David Cameron has said he could rethink his commitment to stay in the EU if the EU do not give him any reforms as this week he will publicly set out his demands to the EU. But would he ever actually support Brexit or is this as I suspect a desperate bid to try and get reform because renegotiation is going badly?
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    (Original post by Ace123)
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-34759063

    David Cameron has said he could rethink his commitment to stay in the EU if the EU do not give him any reforms as this week he will publicly set out his demands to the EU. But would he ever actually support Brexit or is this as I suspect a desperate bid to try and get reform because renegotiation is going badly?
    Certainly not as things stand.

    There would need to be (a) a major deterioration in the operation of the common market; (b) a refusal of significant members to make payments to Brussels; or (c) a concerted attack on the position of the City.

    I think only (b) would be possible in the time-frame of the proposed referendum.
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    No, of course not.
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    Well lets hope so. But lets just hope for the best and expect the worst.
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    he is just rattling the cage of the Brussels fat cats.
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    I can't imagine why he would, Cameron's personality is such that he does not take risks and with the English population generally adverse to radical change it's likely that the 'Out' campaign has the harder task (Don't know and don't care will stay), hence it's highly unlikely that he'd take such a large political risk.

    I'm also not sure it would make a gigantic bit of difference except possibly to 'In' Conservatives. Most of the left is somewhere between neutral and dislike of him and a large part of the ~45% who approve of him are probably already voting out.
 
 
 
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