- Above all, the
EU is a political endeavour to create peace through trade and it has
WORKED! My grandparents* (sadly no longer with us), lived through world war two
and some of its horrors. The EU is the Europe that came after that and said “never
- Being a
key player in Brussels increases Britain’s standing in the world. Our global
allies like the USA and Commonwealth countries appreciate our voice being in
the room, and our very British pragmatism and level-headedness is appreciated
by many of our European partners.
Despite the attempts of Leavers to do Britain down and paint us as a helpless victim of the rest of the EU, since 1999, the UK has been outvoted 2% of the time. So in fact we’re very good at getting British priorities accepted at EU level. We should be proud of this! Being outside the door when crucial decisions about our continent are being made would be a loss of control and influence for the UK.
- I believe in cooperation! In an interconnected world
facing serious challenges, Britain can
do much more by working together with our European neighbours to tackle the big
issues like climate change, organised crime and terrorism.
- The UK
economy benefits massively from being part of the world’s biggest single
market. It’s not just about big corporations exporting good and more importantly
services (8/10 British jobs) seamlessly, but also universities, the science
sector, the tech sector, the green economy, the arts, farming and more.
It’s also about the billions of pounds of foreign direct investment from companies setting up EU operations in the UK and the many jobs and opportunities that creates.
rights including paid holidays, pension rights, parental leave and anti-discrimination rules are enhanced by EU membership. The EU
sets minimum standards below which no decent country should fall; the UK is
free to set higher standards. When many on the Leave side talk about “cutting red tape”; remember
they mean worker’s rights.
- The EU has led the world on tackling climate change and protecting the environment often with Britain at the forefront. At home this has meant cleaner beaches and greater protection of our beautiful countryside and native wildlife.
BRITS DON'T QUIT!
SO LET'S VOTE REMAIN TO LEAD NOT LEAVE!
* If they were, as committed Pro-Europeans, they’d be voting REMAIN....