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“The consensus in the City is that the United Kingdom belongs in the EU. Period. End of story. Even if we do not get reforms, we must remain in the EU. (…) We have made it clear to the government that as far as the City is concerned, there is no need to reclaim powers [from Brussels; rg]. We want one internal market for financial services, which means more will have to be done at the European level.”
– Mark Boleat, Chairman of the Policy and Resources Committee of the City of London, quoted in a Dutch newspaper article (Titia Ketelaar, ‘Britse euroscepsis schaadt positie van Londense City’, NRC Handelsblad, 24 March 2014, Economy section, p. S10).
Dutch original:
“De consensus in de City is dat het Verenigd Koninkrijk in de EU hoort. Punt. Einde verhaal. Zelfs als we geen hervormingen krijgen [in de EU; rg], moeten we in de EU blijven. (…) We hebben de [Britse; rg] […]

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