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Old 1st Jan 2019, 03:18
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paulc
 
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Originally Posted by Cpt_Pugwash View Post
Oh, the irony.
" In accordance with the Referendum Act 1975, the European Communities membership referendum took place on Thursday 5 June 1975, and voters approved continued EC/EEC membership by 67% to 33% on a national turnout of 64%. "
The EC/EEC was a very different animal back in 1975 when compared to the EU of today. It was more trade focussed between a limited nimber of nations rather than becoming a political entity with the end goal of a united states of europe.
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