"Britons not happy with current status"

The prime minister and the president met at Chequers this week in an effort to reach an understanding.

Leaked reports of a closer political union between France and Germany have been reported by French newspaper Le Monde, sparking calls from British Eurosceptics that a reformed relationship with the EU could be done without treaty change. But Juncker has made it clear he is against this.

A No 10 spokesman said that “The prime minister underlined that the British people are not happy with the status quo and believe that the EU needs to change in order to better address their concerns…Mr Juncker reiterated that he wanted to find a fair deal for the UK and would seek to help.


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