Thursday, 6 June 2013, 6:00PM
Guildhall

The UK and the New Face of Europe

Sir Richard Lambert

How will the Eurozone crisis impact on the UK's relationship with the EU?

In the past, the UK has always insisted on keeping a seat at the heart of the system. But it now suggests that it would be happy for Eurozone members to integrate more closely in order to withstand the crisis, without joining in itself.

In this new world, will there be a two tier or even a three tier Europe - the ins, the pre-ins and the outs (of which the UK would be by far the biggest member)? How sustainable would such a structure be over time? What are the benefits of the UK's EU membership, and could they be put at risk by domestic and European political pressures? If there is going to be a referendum on Britain's position in Europe, what are the main arguments for continuing a strong relationship with our European partners?

This is the 2013 Gresham Special Lecture.

The previous Gresham Special Lectures can be accessed here: www.gresham.ac.uk/the-gresham-special-lecture

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Former editor of the Financial Times, director general of the Confederation of British Industry, and chair of the Big Society Trust.

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6 June 2013

The UK and the New Face of Europe
Sir Richard Lambert

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