Isabel Hardman Isabel Hardman

William Hague’s EU red card plan could reassure renegotiation sceptics

The Conservatives know that the best way of detracting from the binary In/Out? debate about Europe in the Westminster bubble is to jolly well get on with making the case for reform in Europe. It is vital that ministers give the impression that there are changes that other European leaders would quite happily sign up to, rather than an impossible shopping list.

William Hague’s speech to the Konigswinter Conference in Germany today was part of that attempt.

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