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Opposition group says more than half of UK opposed to EU Constitution

[JURIST] With a close vote already expected in France [JURIST report], a UK group has released a poll showing more than half of British voters oppose the European Constitution [JURIST news archive]. Vote No [advocacy website] complains that the new constitution [backgrounder], written following the admittance of 10 new members into the EU, shifts too much power away from individual countries. The new charter must be approved by all member nations to be adopted. The French vote is scheduled for May 29. No date has been announced for the UK poll yet. BBC News has more.

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