How does the 2016 European referendum compare to 1975?

Hardeep  Tawakley
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Margaret Thatcher on the pro-EEC campaign trail in 1975. Photo: PA/PA Archive/Press Association Images
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Margaret Thatcher on the pro-EEC campaign trail in 1975. Photo: PA/PA Archive/Press Association Images

From the 1974 stockmarket crash to three-day weeks, voters from 1975 reveal how different - and difficult - the UK's economic situation was 41 years ago. Hardeep Tawakley reports.

It is four months to the day since Prime Minister David Cameron announced a date for the UK's referendum on its membership of the European Union. Cameron described the vote, promised as part of ...

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