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Britain / Common Market Controversy #240805

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 04, 1975
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(Studio) Britain to vote on whether country should remain in European Common Mkt.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) [Pro Common Mkt. Lord HAILSHAM - urges voters to vote to stay in Common Mkt.] Britain's political ptys., industry, bankers, businessmen and others share Lord Hailsham's view. [Former Prime Minister Edward HEATH - fears American resources would be withdrawn if Britain pulls out of Common Mkt.] Campaign well structured for pro-Common Mkt. side.

(London, England) Anti-Common Mkt. campaigners believe British to be forced to pay far higher prices if Britain remains in Common Mkt. Ldrs. of far left and far right join together in anti-Common Mkt. campaign. [Anti-Common Mkt. Anthony Wedgewood BENN - demands right of self-government] Labor government promises to abide by referendum's outcome.
REPORTER: John Laurence

Cronkite, Walter;
Laurence, John;
Simon, Bob

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