Euro currency has youth backing

9th February 2001 at 00:00
MOST young people want Britain to join the euro, according to a poll carried out this week. Of more than 3,000 A-level students quizzed at a conference on the European Union in Paris last weekend, 52 per cent said they supported the single currency while 48 per cent rejected it.There was also support for the concept of a European Army, although 81 per cent of the participants from 150 schools around England were opposed to a United States of Europe, with just 9 per cent in favour. The event was organised by travel firm European Study Tours.

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