UK's most eurosceptic town awaits referendum with defiance

With a large number of ageing, white, working-class voters, Clacton-on-Sea is known for being Britain's most eurosceptic townClacton-on-Sea (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Welcome to Clacton-on-Sea, known for its pier, beach and a reputation for being Britain’s most eurosceptic town where many residents are desperate to leave the European Union in an upcoming referendum. With a large number of ageing, white, working-class voters, the seaside resort on England’s east coast, has Britain’s only MP from the anti-EU UK Independence Party (UKIP). Andy Smith, a 50-year-old furniture delivery man sitting in his white van between jobs, poured scorn on Prime Minister David Cameron’s efforts to renegotiate Britain’s relationship with the EU to try and persuade voters to stay.

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