Claims have emerged from 10 Downing Street of a breakthrough in talks between Prime Minster David Cameron and European Commissioner Donald Tusk with regards to limiting EU migrants’ benefits entitlement.
However, according to Tusk’s Tweet, ‘No deal yet. Intensive work in next 24 crucial.’
Crucial talks are underway ahead of the European Union summit meeting on the 18th of February, to address the four key aims proposed by the government ahead of UK’s EU referendum.
It was hoped that last night’s dinner negotiations would result in a sound deal for the UK Government. However, talks are still going on with no confirmation on the proposals. With mixed reports, while some Downing Street sources claiming,
The 24 hours of negotiation are crucial in achieve significant progress on the four key points in Cameron’s negotiations.
It is now looking more likely that the referendum, which must be held before the end of 2017, will be held in summer 2016.