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Lawson: Britain should not fear leaving the EU

10 June 2013 Last updated at 08:56 BST

Former UK Chancellor Lord Lawson responds to the criticism that he damaged the British Conservative Party, and Prime Minister David Cameron, by calling the EU a bureaucratic monstrosity which was past its sell-by-date, and speaking out against continued UK membership.

He tells Stephen Sackur why his view has changed and defends his call for Britain to quit the European Union.

You can watch this programme on BBC World at 1430 and 2230 GMT on Monday 10 June and on the BBC News Channel at 0030 on Tuesday 11 June 2013.

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