Mandelson: 'PM must turn down the heat to keep EU allies'

David Cameron must “turn down the heat” on Europe or risk losing allies in his attempt to reshape Britain’s relationship with Brussels, former European Commissioner Lord Mandelson has told The Times (£).

Former Labour Cabinet minister Lord Mandelson. Credit: Press Association

The former Labour Cabinet minister said Britain’s natural allies in Europe were losing patience with the Government’s “foot-stomping strategy” of threatening vetos if Mr Cameron does not get his way.