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The Referendum Battle

Mark Gill, Simon Atkinson, Roger Mortimore

Commentary by Richard Gowan and Mark Leonard

September 2004

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The Foreign Policy Centre has published the results of the first poll to comprehensively gauge public opinion towards the European Constitution. It includes a detailed analysis of the battleground groups that will need to be won over.

Mark Leonard and Richard Gowan set out a strategy to win the refendum, argue that pro-Europeans should not draw false lessons from the famous victory of the 1975 campaign.

"An excellent publication… serves as a real wake-up call" Lord Simon of Highbury