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Historians David Abulafia and Mary Beard on Europe

Talk of a referendum on Britain's membership of the EU in the coming years has prompted a lot of debate among politicians and business leaders on whether Britain should be in or out.

In a Daily Politics film, Giles Dilnot spoke to Prof David Abulafia who chairs Historians for Britain, and Cambridge University classicist Prof Mary Beard, about what historians have to say about the UK's past and future relations with its closest neighbours.

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