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Why Does The UK Want To Leave The EU?

The United Kingdom is expected to put forth a referendum on its EU membership. So what are the reasons for the UK's potential departure?

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The UK's EU referendum: Everything you need to know (bbc.com)
"The Conservatives' election manifesto promised to hold a referendum (a nationwide vote) on whether or not the UK should stay in or leave the European Union by the end of 2017."

Q&A: What Britain wants from Europe (bbc.com)
"David Cameron wants to renegotiate the terms of the UK's membership ahead of a referendum by the end of 2017."

EU referendum: the pros and cons of a 'Brexit' (theweek.co.uk)
"The Conservative election victory earlier this year activated a manifesto pledge to hold an in/out referendum on Britain's membership of the EU by the end of 2017."

British Pound (GBP) to Euro (EUR) exchange rate history (exchangerates.org.uk)
"Welcome to the GBP EUR history summary. "