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When did Conservative Euroskepticism Begin?

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When did Conservative Euroskepticism begin? Was it under David Cameron or was it before? It was before, obviously.

In 1988, three hundred years after the glorious revolution, nearly 800 years after Magna Carter, then prime minister of Britain, Margaret Thatcher, addressed the College of Europe in what became known as “The Bruges Speech.”

She began with remarks on “the identity of Europe itself,” recognizing Britain as “heirs to the legacy of European culture as [much as] any other nation.” She said:

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