Yesterday’s widely reported u-turn by former UK Chancellor Nigel Lawson has, given his high profile and former stance on Europe, begun the debate on whether the UK should be leaving the EU.

A referendum as been promised by PM Cameron in 2017 should he be sucessful in being re-elected in 2015, but as anti-EU party UKIP steadily build their vote, as witnessed in last week’s local elections, this topic will never be far from the headlines as I have posted previously.

Here the highly regarded BBC business editor, Robert Peston, has his say.

We would love to hear your views too as always.