Britain and the EU in facts and figures

People hold Union Flags and the EU flag at an event organised by pro-Europe 'remain' campaigners in Parliament Square in London on June 19, 2016Money is at the heart of many a battle and Thursday’s referendum on whether Britain should stay in the European Union or quit is no exception. The rise is due to the EU taking in eight Central and Eastern European states in 2004, including Poland, but in the more recent financial crisis, immigrants from eurozone countries such as Spain and Italy also headed to Britain.

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