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CORBYN AND CAMERON HALF AGREE ABOUT EUROPE

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Jeremy Corbyn and David Cameron definitely agree about one thing regarding the European Union: they both would like it reformed. However, they disagree about the direction of reform. Corbyn wants the EU to gain more powers to protect workers, while Cameron wants Brussels to have less power to tell British businesses what to do. The […]

NEGLECTED ISSUES IN THE EU REFERENDUM BILL

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*Will there be a turnout threshold making the referendum decisive?  At the 2014 European Parliament election turnout was 35.6 percent and at the 2015 British general election 66.2 percent. Turnout at EU referendums across Europe normally falls between an EP and a national election. This implies a likely UK turnout of around 51 percent. If […]

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