Essay Should The United Kingdom Remain A Member Of The Eu?

1318 Words Feb 24th, 2016 null Page
For 43 years, since 1973 , Britain has been an active member of the European Union (EU) and played an important role in the development of this community. However, it is the hot topic that UK Prime Minister David Cameron has announced a referendum to be held on June 2017, in order to answer the question: "Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the EU or leave the EU?” It is uncertain what the exact answer is, since no country has ever done it before. However, people are trying to give different scenarios, weighting the pros and cons of leaving the EU, and it seems like the cons is outweighing the pros on the large scale, namely politics, economics and social impacts.
A brief history
The EU is an economic and political partnership between 28 member nations. It was formed after World War Two to foster economic co-operation, and primarily focused on the economy with the name European Economic Community (EEC). Its central idea is countries that trade together are more likely to avoid going to war with each other . During 60 years since establishment, the EU has delivered “peace, stability and prosperity” in Europe . It has its own currency, the euro, which is used by 19 out of 28 member countries and its own parliament. In January 1973, UK joined the EEC. This projected referendum on June 2017 is not the first time in history. In June 1975, British referendum showed 67.2 per cent in favor of UK remaining a member of the Community.
The impacts on Trade and Investment…

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