Skip to comments.Poll: Almost half of Brits want to leave the EU
Posted on 08/16/2012 4:19:39 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Almost half of British citizens would vote to leave the EU if there was a referendum, pollsters say.
A survey by Canadian firm Angus Reid out on Tuesday (14 August) noted that 46 percent would vote to leave.
It also said 54 percent believe the last 40 years of British EU membership has had a "negative" effect on the country and that 81 percent are happy they do not use the euro.
The numbers are more or less stable compared to December 2010 (the oldest data cited). At the time, 48 percent of people wanted Britain to leave.
Amid talk in the EU of a new banking union and political union, a UK foreign office spokesman told EUobserver that under the EU Act of 2011, a referendum is automatically triggered "if any of these changes result in a transfer of competence from the UK to the EU."
(Excerpt) Read more at euobserver.com ...
They are free to go, but they would be as broke as they are today.
That is not the point.
We are broke because we’re paying our debts, that’s why we’ve got a triple A credit rating.
The sooner we leave the EU the better.
Don’t come here. ObamaCare doesn’t cover orthodontics.
Bad teeth are usually attributed to bad nutrition.
Or being British.......
Your credit rating is better than ours.
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