Politics 9 January 2013 “The European Union is not an à la carte menu” Business quote of the day. Print HTML “The European Union is not an à la carte menu” Eamon Gilmore, Ireland’s deputy prime minister, says Britain should not be allowed to set up a different category of membership in the EU. His comments follow a letter from prominent business leaders to the FT saying David Cameron risks destabilising the economy if he tries to seek a “wholesale renegotiation of our EU membership”. › We should use Winter Fuel Payments to fund social care reform Eamon Gilmore, Ireland’s deputy prime minister. Photograph: Getty Images Helen Roxburgh is the online editor of Economia Subscribe More Related articles Chinese loan sharks are using nudes as collateral. Is this the grim future of revenge porn? Tea Leavers and Champagne for Remain: what your shopping basket says about your EU stance “I’m a big boy”: What happened when MPs grilled Philip Green about the BHS scandal?