Rise in support for 'Brexit' after EU draft deal

Prime Minister David Cameron must convince his fellow 27 EU leaders to back the reform proposals at a leaders' summit in Brussels on February 18-19Support for Britain leaving the European Union has risen since Prime Minister David Cameron unveiled proposals for a deal to keep the country in the bloc, according to a poll published on Friday. The survey showed 45 percent now wanted to leave the EU, ahead of 36 percent who wanted Britain to remain in the 28-member club. Cameron has been seeking to renegotiate Britain’s relationship with the EU before a public referendum on whether to remain a member, which could be held as early as June.

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