EU chief’s offer to keep Britain in the union, in a nutshell

February 2, 2016 4:55 PM

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BRUSSELS — Will the EU’s offer be enough to keep Britain in the European Union? That remains to be seen. The proposals contain no changes to the EU’s governing treaties, but Britain does win some concessions, notably a green light to limit benefits for migrants.

British Prime Minister David Cameron and the bloc’s other leaders hope to seal agreement at a summit in Brussels starting on Feb. 18. In typical EU fashion, any agreement is certain to contain language that will allow all sides to claim victory.

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