Friday, 27 May 2016

Tales from the European Referendum - of 1975. No 2. The voters speak.



Here I am ‘vox popping’ people in Birmingham in the run-up to the 1975 vote on Europe asking them how they think it will go. Interesting how many people did not seem to know we were already in Europe, and to hear the same complaints you get today that they do not know enough to make their minds up. Perhaps that just confirms that this is a very complex issue, and more suited to being decided by a general election than a referendum.


Here is my interview with former Prime Minister Ted Heath featured in my post of May 20.


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