Confusion reigns over euro
More than one in four people believe the UK can retain the pound even after joining the euro, according to a survey.
Produced by the No campaign – the anti-euro lobby – the survey reveals that 27% of those polled were convinced there would be two currencies once Britain had entered the euro.
The figures demonstrate the depth of misunderstanding about the euro that will have to be overcome if the government campaigns for the euro in a referendum.
The results of the survey also plays into the hands of No campaigners who believe that once people become clear about the true implications of joining the single currency, they will vote against it.