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Lord Hill: UK not viewed as ‘eccentric’

Friday, April 17, 2015 - 02:18

April 17 - The European Commissioner for Financial Stability tells Reuters that the perception that Britain is isolated in the EU, is not the impression he gets as the ‘new boy’ working in Brussels.

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How much of this job for you is about bridge building about keeping the peace. On the part of the UK today. And one of the things that make struck me when I arrived in Brussels and it's. Kind of viewpoint. Walls. This idea that person or British views. Britain somehow I'm isolated in in. Do you all that partitioned views as some have eccentric. It's not what I have found the tool and if you think of what the priorities for the new commission on. Three big single market projects and a free trade deal. Of crucial better regulation. A little sound by quite familiar things that in British domestic politics Joseph I've been talking about the vows bid for as long as anyone could remember. Says I don't I don't Bonnie. The and notion that there is a kind of conflict. And I am struck much mold. By the number of people from different nationalities like a two member states have talked to people in my family my fellow commissioners. That. Say. How much. Similarity yet about the the batteries but there is no denying things could get some ball hawks a few in the corridors of Brussels over the next couple of years right. There is a vote I complain in. Charles lacing interpreting. Person to Brussels Brussels to Britain. Because I think one of the challenges that we have. Is because optical systems at different because the whale media if and they say say operate. I'll say different. That. This. It leads to some misunderstandings. Are the very robust political and media tradition in the UK. And the language that we use that everyone uses hit to the whole time lest it pentagon attack it it sounds when you live event now it sounds. Quite old and B you. Compromise. A good compromise is not the highest after it because it's hard to achieve in the UK in politics compromise.

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Lord Hill: UK not viewed as ‘eccentric’

Friday, April 17, 2015 - 02:18