Call for common Euro history

18th February 2000 at 00:00
SCHOOLS should teach a "common European history" according to French Socialist MEP Francois Zimeray, but the idea has been branded educational fascism by a Conservative Member of the European Parliament.

M Zimeray has written to all 626 MEPs asking them t back plans to achieve "the teaching of a common understanding of European history".

But East Midlands MEP Chris Heaton-Harris said: "What Zimeray is suggesting is that all schools teach the same history in the same way with the same meaning."


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