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1. What increases security for member countries?

  • New terrorism laws have been put in place which all countries have to adhere to.
  • There has been money invested in security against Non-EU countries.
  • The EU Counter Terrorism Act protects all states with measures like biometric passports to increase reliability.
  • The Security Act allows anyone who is suspicious to be arrested.
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2. For NICs what is a major disadvantage of joining the EU?

  • They have new trade links
  • The cost of joining is expensive- could be spent elsewhere.
  • They have to join a cooperative unit and share resources
  • They have to adopt the Euro.

3. When did the EU officially form with it's current name?

  • 1998
  • 1987
  • 1997
  • 1988

4. What does the common fisheries policy involve?

  • Mean the ocean is divided equally between countries to fish.
  • FIshing grounds are open to any member state, there are also quotas and fish nets size rules.
  • Means fish can be traded freely.
  • All fish caught is pooled, and then divided equally.

5. What has happened to trade with Europe for the UK?

  • It has decreased due to trade with NICs and US increasing.
  • It has decreased: in 1970, 23% of GDP was from Europe trading; in 2002 12% of GDP was from EU trading
  • It has increased: in 1970, 12% of GDP was from Europe trading; in 2002 23% of GDP was from EU trading
  • It has increased, but no accurate data to back this arguement


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