“We need to wake up. We are all of us being fooled in the EU, not just the UK: by Cameron over this short term fix and by Juncker and the Five Presidents. It is time to call both Cameron and Juncker’s bluff and in doing so restore some confidence to financial markets that Europe and the UK are getting their act together.
If either Cameron or Juncker fail to put their negotiations together and we are asked to vote in 2016 then the chance of BREXIT will markedly increase.”
From a speech Lord Owen delivered on 14 January 2016 to the 12th Berlin Conference, hosted by the German-British Forum and the British Chamber of Commerce. Read the full text here: BerlinSpeechFinal