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File photo dated 10/8/2010 of David Cameron who will personally chair a Cabinet committee in charge of the referendum on membership of the European Union as well as a new cross-government task force aimed at meeting his goal of cutting net migration to the "tens of thousands". PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday June 2, 2015. The Prime Minister also chairs the National Security Council and its sub-committees, a task force on tackling extremism and a group on matters related to the armed forces covenant. See PA story POLITICS Government. Photo credit should read: Christopher Furlong/PA Wire

File photo dated 10/8/2010 of David Cameron who will personally chair a Cabinet committee in charge of the referendum on membership of the European Union as well as a new cross-government task force aimed at meeting his goal of cutting net migration to the "tens of thousands". PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday June 2, 2015. The Prime Minister also chairs the National Security Council and its sub-committees, a task force on tackling extremism and a group on matters related to the armed forces covenant. See PA story POLITICS Government. Photo credit should read: Christopher Furlong/PA Wire

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File photo dated 10/8/2010 of David Cameron who will personally chair a Cabinet committee in charge of the referendum on membership of the European Union as well as a new cross-government task force aimed at meeting his goal of cutting net migration to the "tens of thousands". PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday June 2, 2015. The Prime Minister also chairs the National Security Council and its sub-committees, a task force on tackling extremism and a group on matters related to the armed forces covenant. See PA story POLITICS Government. Photo credit should read: Christopher Furlong/PA Wire

A Danish rightwing party expected to hold the balance of power after an election later this month has endorsed a British-style referendum on EU membership, a position that could crack the pro-EU consensus of northern Europe's political elite.

Reuters