Date for PM's key speech on Europe to be announced

The date of David Cameron's delayed speech on Britain's future relations with the European Union will be announced by Downing Street today.

David Cameron will deliver a key speech on Europe. Credit: REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

The Prime Minister abandoned his planned address in the Netherlands last Friday due to the Algerian hostage crisis.

Foreign Secretary William Hague said the speech would go ahead this week.

Mr Cameron will warn that Britain could "drift towards the exit from the EU unless there are changes in Brussels, according to advance extracts released last week.