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Britain leaving the EU is now a serious possibility

Bale, Tim (2012) Britain leaving the EU is now a serious possibility. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (11 Jun 2012). Blog Entry.

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Last December UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, refused to sign the UK up to the EU’s Fiscal Compact Treaty, in a move, at least in part, aimed at assuaging the Conservative party’s Eurosceptic wing. Tim Bale argues that the Conservatives may find it very difficult to avoid promising an in/out referendum at the next election, and that the Labour Party may well follow suit. With that referendum comes the serious possibility that Britain will cease to be a member of the Union.

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Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Sets: Collections > LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2012 08:05
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2012 08:05

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