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Barroso says confident UK will stay in EU

BRUSSELS (Reuters) European Commission President Jose Manuel canada goose uk outlet Barroso said on Tuesday he was convinced Britain would vote to stay Canada Goose sale in the European Union if a promised referendum takes place, despite opinion polls showing a plurality in favor of leaving.

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However, he also told a Reuters Summit on the future of the euro zone the EU could not canada goose black friday sale revise its policies just because one country was thinking of holding a vote on continued membership.

Prime Minister David Cameron promised last month to give Britons an in out https://www.canadagoosetomall.com choice on whether to remain in the 27 nation bloc if he is re elected in 2015, after trying to negotiate a cheap canada goose sale reform of EU policies to meet British concerns.

Britain a little bit, and knowing how important the business community is and the role that different parts of British society can have on this open debate, in case there is a Canada Goose Parka referendum, I am confident that Canada Goose Online Britain will remain a member of the European Union, canadian goose jacket Barroso said.

Cameron Conservative party wants to buy canada goose jacket to canada goose coats London EU powers over a range of social, employment, justice, police and fisheries policies. His Liberal Democrat coalition partners and the main opposition uk canada goose Labour Party both support EU membership.

However, the Eurosceptical UK Independence Party canada goose coats on sale and some dissident Conservatives favor outright withdrawal from the bloc, and latest opinion canada goose polls show about half of Britons want to leave while just a third say they would vote to stay.

Barroso lauded Britain contribution to Europe, notably in promoting the single market for goods and services, the EU eastward canada goose uk black friday enlargement, its open trade policy and its leading role in the fight against climate change.

But he uk canada goose outlet conceded it was a partner when it came to institutional buy canada goose jacket cheap issues.

The head of the EU executive, which proposes legislation and enforces European rules, said he was convinced ways would be found to enable the 17 nation euro zone to move forward cheap canada goose uk in closer integration while keeping Britain on board.

He cited as an example an agreement in December Canada Goose online to create a single banking supervisor for the euro area, in which solutions canada goose clearance were found to accommodate British interests even though London has no intention of joining cheap Canada Goose a European banking union.

But he Canada Goose Outlet added: the greatest canada goose store of respect canada goose uk shop for Britain as a member state, we cannot now because one country has a referendum, or signals the possibility of having a referendum, put into question all of our policies because of the concerns of that one country.