BrexitBy Denis MacShane
Will Britain leave the EU? Following the Conservative victory in the 2015 General Election, the question of 'Brexit' - a British exit from the EU - is high on the political agenda. In this book, former Europe Minister Denis MacShane looks at the history of Britain's fraught relationship with Europe and shows how the possibility of Brexit has become increasingly more likely. He looks at the key personalities who shaped Britain's European policy - from Churchill to Heath and Wilson to Thatcher, Blair and Cameron - and the key issues of immigration and the economy which have heightened Eurosceptic feeling in the UK. Touching on one of the most divisive political issues of our times, this book will be essential reading as Britain, now with its post-election Conservative government, moves towards a referendum on Europe and considers its future place in the world.