“I live here on Majorca, but on this occasion I have to vote with my head not my heart and Britain should leave the EU. I will probably have to go back to the UK as I won’t be able to afford private health care at my time of life, I will probably lose my Spanish pension too ... .” This was a statement yesterday in one of the debates on our Facebook site about the European Union referendum which clearly underlines the fact that opinions are mixed even amongst expats, who you would have thought would be more pro-European Union. The poll on our website showed today that there was more support for leaving the European Union than staying. We are living in interesting times and I don't think I have ever known such an issue which raises such varied opinions like the European Union. Judging by the comments I have seen on social media sites and our own website, I would say that the referendum result is too close to call and Prime Minister David Cameron may be looking at defeat. Cameron took a gamble on Europe, promised a referendum but it looks as if it could just backfire. Not only is his own party in open warfare there is a possibility that he will face a leadership challenge from London mayor, Boris Johnson, even if he wins the referendum vote. The extent of opposition to the EU is clearly underlined by our Facebook reader, who is even prepared to leave home and go back to Britain.


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keith / Hace over 3 years

Jason you say and I Quote The extent of opposition to the EU is clearly underlined by our Facebook reader, who is even prepared to leave home and go back to Britain . Home being the key word . why do people call England their home at the first sign of trouble ? Our England . It might not be much to some but it is ours . I still can't understand were it all went wrong . I was to young to vote for the common market ( 1975 i think ) but its gone from Freetrade to the eu monster it is today so now i do have a vote and i will be voteing to leave the eu with all its corruption and dodgy people . i would say pigs with their snouts in a trough but that would be an insult to pigs as a pigs are clean animals and they know when they have had enough to eat