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David Cameron may seek looser ties with Europe

That could also mean decreased influence in EU

LONDON — Last year, Prime Minister David Cameron of Britain used his appearance at the World Economic Forum to vent frustration with the European Union, listing some of the policies he would ditch if he could throw off Europe’s regulatory shackles.

“In the name of social protection, the EU has promoted unnecessary measures that impose burdens on businesses and governments, and can destroy jobs,’’ he argued, adding a list of directives that he would like to scrap.

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