To be or not to be with EU

Cosmopolitan London and city's traditional fringes carry opposing views on EU membership


A 50-MINUTE Tube ride from central London, fishmonger Dave Crosbie is clear how he'll vote in the June referendum on European Union membership: He wants out.

Foreigners are taking Britain's jobs, he says, and its fish.

"If you want a bloke to lay the roads or whatever, there are plenty of people here who can't get a job, but they can bring in someone from the Continent who can do it for a third off," said Mr Crosbie, who's manned "The Better Plaice" stall in Romford Market since 1974, the year after Britain joined the now 28-member bloc. "They come over here, sleep six to a house and then they send the money back."

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