9 Claims From The Farage Vs. Clegg EU Debate, Fact-Checked
Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage both called for the discussion to be grounded in facts. But both made claims that didn't stack up.
UKIP's Nigel Farage and Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg went head-to-head on Wednesday night when they debated Britain's membership of the European Union.
Nick Clegg said 7% of UK law comes from Brussels; Nigel Farage said it is 70%.
Nigel Farage said the EU has a "£55 million membership fee".
Nick Clegg said the EU is the largest economy in the world.
Nigel Farage said last year's big increase in net migration "came almost solely from the EU".
Nick Clegg said "50% of the things we produce go to Europe".
Nigel Farage said UK trade is managed by an "unelected Dutch bureaucrat".
Nick Clegg said there are more bureaucrats in Derbyshire than in Brussels.
Nick Clegg said 3 to 4 million jobs are linked to the EU.
Nigel Farage said the majority of UK voters don't want a political union with Europe.
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