Brexit contagion: Italy, France, Holland, Denmark all call for referendums on leaving EU

Brexit contagion: Italy, France, Holland, Denmark all call for referendums on leaving EU
Luigi di Maio (Image: YouTube screen grab via M5sParlamento)

Italy’s anti-establishment 5-Star movement has now officially called for a on whether to keep the Euro.

Buoyed by big gains in local elections, Luigi Di Maio, a vice president of the lower house of parliament, said: “We want a consultative referendum on the Euro.

“The Euro as it is today does not work. We either have alternative currencies or a ‘Euro 2’.

“We entered the European Parliament to change many treaties.

“The mere fact that a country like Great Britain even held a referendum on whether to leave the EU signals the failure of the European Union.”

The 5-Star movement has called for two different currencies in Europe, one for the rich northern countries another for southern nations.

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