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Labour and Conservative parties policies on the EU have become increasingly similar. Discuss. discuss
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Labour and Conservative parties' policies on the EU have become increasingly similar discuss
The European Union (EU) originally known as the European Commission (EC) is an institute first established during the 1940s soon after the Second World War, by the six countries who had all been defeated during the world in order to ensure security, among these countries were France, Germany and Holland. Britain's first entry however was not until 1973, 15 years after the development of the EC. Conservatives and Labour are the two main stream parties in the British political system, more commonly known as the left and right wing respectively. When the UK first joined in 1973 it was under the conservative government lead by Margaret Thatcher, and originally the conservatives were known to be Euro-Enthusiasts and Euro-Positive because they saw the economic advantages of Britain being a part of free trade economy, however once they began realising the negative implications like the loss of sovereignty they soon turned sceptical. Labour however form 1970s-1980s was very much anti European because they believed the EC was a capitalist club, helping the rich earn money at the expense of the poor. However during the late 1980s Labour started becoming
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