Should we stay or should we go? That's the question facing the British public on 23rd June as they prepare for what has been deemed a ‘golden opportunity' by Eurosceptics for Britain to exit the European Union. Enflaming passions on both sides, the debate heats up as John Harrison questions Britain's foremost speakers on the subject.
Britain's pound sterling is continuing to weaken following Britain's Prime Minister's Theresa May's announcement that she will trigger Article 50 to get Brexit going before March 2017, falling 0.3 percent against the dollar to US$1.269 and dropping by 0.4 percent to 1.1046 euros in early trading.
Professor John Curtice is a renowned UK poll expert who has commented on UK elections for decades. In this programme he explains what a poll actually is, before commenting on how we can analyse contemporary polls on the EU referendum.
The economic argument in favour of Brexit seems to be in trouble, as the IMF, OECD, Barack Obama, and leaders of the British establishment disapprove of Britain leaving. So Brexit campaigners have returned to the migrant issue, where they know they can tap into a bedrock of emotional, semi-patriotic feelings.
As we come down to the final few weeks of the referendum campaign, it is becoming apparent that many people still do not understand the basic arguments for and against remaining in the EU, and may vote according to what their favourite personality says, rather than the issues.
In this episode of Brexit or Fixit, George Galloway the British politician, writer and broadcaster, and John Wight, writer and commentator discuss the implications for Britain and its role in the world if it leaves the EU.
The economy has become the Bremain camp’s main argument. UK citizens have been told that they will be much worse off if the UK leaves the EU. But is this really true?