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Remain in or Leave the EU – the choice is yours

I am a supporter of the UK REMAINing in the EU. To me it is a no brainer for a shed load of entirely positive reasons including -: Membership of a Customs Union removing all tariffs and trade barriers as … Continue reading

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Nigel Lawson and UK/Irish sovereignty -Sauce for the Goose but not for the Gander?

The major line of argument for the “out” side in the EU referendum campaign is its supposed defence of sovereignty, of how the UK should withdraw from the EU to be able to take decisions unilaterally. Whether it’s Nigel Farage … Continue reading

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It is incumbent on the Brexiters to paint a positive & fact based picture of a post-Brexit UK

My reasons (or some of them) for wanting to REMAIN (in no particular order) -: 1. Membership of a Customs Union removing all tariffs and trade barriers as well as expensive border paperwork within a marketplace of over 500 million … Continue reading

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Rebutting the usual EUmyths and my own reasons for wanting the UK to Remain in the EU.

I was asked to respond to a post in an expatriates group to a post made by a member containing many of the usual EUmyths. As well as correcting the EUmyths in the post I also gave my reasons for … Continue reading

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EU Referendum – Project “Get Real” not Project “Fear”

We must beware of the Leavers labelling our warnings as ‘Project Fear’ which implies (to their troops) that we are only scare-mongering. I like to call these warnings, ‘Project Get Real.’ I have watched last evening Patrick Minford debating with … Continue reading

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Why I believe the UK is far better off inside the EU working for reform than leaving it

Source: Leon Duveen in his Bassetlaw for Europe blog I am unapologetically pro-Europe & pro-EU and spend far too much time in Facebook and elsewhere defending why I believe the UK is far better of inside the EU working for reform … Continue reading

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It isn’t perfect but it isn’t broken, why is Leaving BETTER than Staying and changing the EU

There is a danger and I have fallen into it. So many people who post online for “OUT” are very extreme, angry, factually incorrect, xenophobic and tbh often a bit stupid. I don’t believe these people will ever be convertible, … Continue reading

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What Are The Benefits of The UK’s European Union Membership?

Source: What Are The Benefits of The UK’s European Union Membership? from the Young Europeans Network. Reading the British press one could easily be forgiven for thinking the European Union (EU) was nothing more than a terrible nightmare. However, with a … Continue reading

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Why I believe in Europe (the EU) – time for pro European moderates to speak out.

I worry enormously that the UK will leave Europe. Here are my reasons, from a left and right perspective, why I passionately believe in Europe. I accept it isn’t perfect, but isolationism would be catastrophic 1) How do you stand … Continue reading

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The debate on the UK’s EU membership is about people’s hopes, aspirations and beliefs.

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