The proof that compulsory metrication arose from an EC Directive in 1971, and not a decision taken domestically in 1965 by the UK government.
In 2002, the Appeal Court convicted traders of a criminal offence for selling loose foods in pounds and ounces. Learn why this ruling was invalid.
Since its adoption during the 1980s, metric conversion has been a disaster for British consumers. Metric units promote conditions in which product reduction can take place at any time without consumers knowing.