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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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More than 150,000 sign petition against pro-EU leaflets

A petition urging the Government not to spend taxpayers' money on pro-EU leaflets has been signed by more than 150,000 people.

The petition was set up online. Credit: petition.parliament.uk

The Government plans to spend more than £9 million on a pro-EU campaign, which includes sending a leaflet to 27 million homes as a cost of £6.4m.

The petition says voters "deserve a fair referendum - without taxpayer-funded biased interceptions by the Government".

Parliament considers all petitions that get more than 100,000 signatures for a debate.

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