O comissário europeu para o Comércio, Peter Mandelson, lança pistas no jornal The Guardian para compreender o statu quo do Reino Unido na União Europeia de hoje.

“There is a paradox in our relationship to Europe. While successfully putting Britain in a far more influential position in the EU than our critics give credit for, Labour has failed to confront the visceral anti-Europeanism in British political culture”