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David Cameron 'secures EU vote' over Jean-Claude Juncker

David Cameron's call for a vote on Jean-Claude Juncker's appointment as European Commission President has been accepted by the president of the European Council, Herman van Rompuy.

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Cameron in talks over top European Union post

Prime Minister David Cameron greets Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, on the steps of number 10. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

David Cameron has met the President of the European Council ahead of an expected clash at a Brussels summit over the nomination of Jean-Claude Juncker to the EU's top job.

The Prime Minister is believed to have spelled out to Herman van Rompuy why he is determined to fight "until the end" the appointment as president of the European Commission of the former Luxembourg PM, who Britain regards as an ultra-federalist and a roadblock to reform.

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