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Cameron: £9m pro-EU campaign is 'money well spent'

David Cameron has said he will "make no apology" for spending more than £9 million of taxpayers' money on pro-EU campaign, which includes sending a leaflet to 27 million homes as a cost of £6.4m.

Mr Cameron said the cash was "money well spent" during a question and answer session with students at Exeter university today.

Boris Johnson said it was "crazy" to use so much taxpayers' money on a "very biased and hysterical" campaign about the risks of leaving the EU.

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Boris: 'Crazy' to spend £9.3m 'scaring people' over Brexit

Boris Johnson has said it is "crazy" to use £9.3 million of taxpayers' money on a "very biased and hysterical" campaign about the risks of leaving the EU.

Responding to the news of the Government's pro-EU mailshot, Mr Johnson said both sides should have been able to put their arguments across.

He said: "Given that I think it's very likely that it will be very biased and hysterical and warning unnecessarily about the risks of leaving the EU, I think it's a complete waste of money.

"It's crazy to use quite so much taxpayers' money on stuff that is basically intended to scare people and to stampede people in one direction.

"I think what we want is a proper, informed debate and if you are going to use taxpayers' money, you should allow people to put the other side of the case as well."

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