Jan. 23 - Prime Minister David Cameron promised on Wednesday to give Britons a straight referendum choice on whether to stay in the European Union or leave, provided he wins an election in 2015. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
It is time for the British people to have -- SA. It is time for us to settle this question about Britain and Europe. But we have to negotiate that new settlement we will give the British people a referendum. When -- very simple. In all right choice. To stay in the European Union all of these new tunnels. Or to come out all together. It will be and in fact referendum. From -- angels to -- -- -- democratic consent for the EU in Britain is now Wafer thin. Some people say. Pointing this time it is irresponsible but it creates uncertainty the business. And puts a question mark -- Britain's place in the European Union. But the question mark is already that ignoring it is not going to make it go away. We should. Shift simply asking. The British people to carry on accepting European settlement oval which they had little choice. Is -- to ensuring that when the question is finally poked -- at some stage it will have to -- It is much more likely that the British people will reject the European Union. The real choice between let me say that if we can negotiate such arrangement. I will come paying for it with all my heart and all myself. Before I believe something very deep. That Britain's national interest is best -- game a flexible adaptable and open European Union. And such and European Union is best when Britain in his.