The 7th February is the 20th anniversary of the controversial Maastricht Treat.
In brief: this was an agreement signed by the European Community in Maastricht, The Netherlands, which led to the creation of the single euro currency, as well as the “3 pillars” of the European Union.
Just last week, the Prime Minister David Cameron promised the British population a referendum on whether to stay in the EU if the Conservative party is re-elected. In today’s environment of europhiles and eurosceptics, therefore, the anniversary could not be more topical…
We sent our political reporter Fern Tomlinson to find out more… Here is a little teaser of the “exclusive” that she won: