Malcolm Rifkind on UK role in EU and eurozone problems
A former foreign secretary said Britain did have the right to speak about the euro - as a collapse of the currency would hit the UK - after David Cameron was criticised by the French president over involvement in eurozone talks.
Calling himself a eurosceptic, Malcolm Rifkind said the "middle of a massive economic crisis" was not the time for a referendum vote, as he recalled the European problems which plagued John Major's 1990s government in which he served.
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24 Oct 2011
- From the section UK Politics