Euro-sceptic

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Euro-sceptic

in Britain
1. a person who is opposed to closer links with the European Union
2. opposing closer links with the European Union
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With anti-integration, Euro-sceptic parties across the continent hoping for big gains, the French president is seeking to rally liberal, internationalist forces which have been buoyed by Sunday's Spanish election that saw a resurgence in fortunes for the strongly pro-Brussels Socialist Party.
A rebellion by Euro-sceptic backbenchers could wipe out Mrs May's majority when the Bill returns to the Commons on Monday, in what would be the first significant test of strength for her Brexit critics.
Cameron obviously tried to appease his large body of Euro-sceptic backbenchers as well as protecting the City and financial sector, but on mature consideration he probably realises by using the veto he has done none of these things, and reinforced the generally held belief Britain is the awkward member of the EU.
But maybe the whole idea of a euro-sceptic is out of date.
Therefore, I would suggest to the Euro-sceptic lobby, that the greater threat to our independence comes from Washington, not Brussels.
Therefore one myth that needs addressing is that all so-called Euro-sceptics are retrogressive little Englanders.
``I am keen to see off the wild claims of the euro-sceptics and the euro-cynics within the Labour Party, that joining the euro would mean cuts in public services.
EURO-SCEPTICS are always whining that we are dominated by 'them foreigners'.
For too long they have allowed the Euro-sceptics to dominate the argument with their half-lies, twisted statistics and hysterical appeals to an ugly nationalism based on the hatred of foreigners.
This perspective is considerably different from that of the Euro-sceptics which, as will be discussed later in this paper, emphasizes the constitutional implications of the single currency.
Tory Euro-sceptics were accused of fuelling racism yesterday.