The EU – Should We Stay Or Should We Go? Arguments For And Against The UK Leaving the European Union. 

The EU – Should We Stay Or Should We Go? Arguments For And Against The UK Leaving the European Union. 

Turn on the news – the EU. Open a paper – the EU. Go on any website – the EU.

There is no doubt, the European Union is a huge talking point at the moment, and it has been for a while. Why? One reason springs to mind: the rise of UKIP.

Ever since UKIP’s victory at the European Elections (which confuses me greatly, why stand for election to a parliament that you don’t believe in, and then not make the best of a bad situation?), the country has been swept with EU-mania. Before the 2015 General Election, Nick Clegg (former leader of the Liberal Democrats) and Nigel Farage (leader of UKIP) debated the issue on live television, accompanied by the seemingly ever-present David Dimbleby. That debate is more crucial than ever as Prime Minister David Cameron tries to renegotiate the UK’s role in the EU before an in/out referendum sometime in the next year.

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