Sir James Goldsmith set up the Referendum Party to campaign for a public vote on the UK's position in Europe
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Euro Moments: Goldsmith on setting up Referendum Party

This is part of a series of clips from the BBC archives on the subject of the UK and the EU - this clip, taken from On The Record, first broadcast 3 December 1995.

Wealthy businessman Sir James Goldsmith became a member of the European Parliament for France in 1994. In the UK he established the Referendum Party, a single-issue party campaigning for a public vote on the UK's position in Europe.

He explained to On The Record interviewer John Humphrys why he thought a referendum was necessary.

  • 26 May 2014
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