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Cameron must focus on big issues facing Europe, not Tory party

Commenting ahead of this evening's European Council, at which David Cameron will set out his demands for reform before the summit of EU leaders for the first time, Liberal Democrat MEP Catherine Bearder commented:

key_euflag.jpg"David Cameron must focus on the big issues facing Europe and Britain, not the ongoing squabbles inside his own party.

"This is a unique opportunity to call for reforms that will drive growth and competitiveness across the EU and secure Britain's economic interests.

 "But if Cameron gives in to pressure from his eurosceptic backbenchers and makes impossible demands of our EU allies, he will take us further down the slippery slope towards a disastrous Brexit."

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