UKtoStay.EU Team

There is no plan for #brexit

Mere days after the referendum, key leave campaigners break their promises as reality sets in. We now face deep constitutional questions about Scotland, Northern Ireland and Gibraltar. We face an economic crisis. And we face a #brexit agenda that is impossible to implement. Each and every one of us now has a role to play in exposing this doomed agenda. We must make sure the UK maintains as close a link to the EU as possible. We must bring sanity and academic integrity back to our politics. And we must begin to undo the damage this toxic campaign has...

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UK votes to leave EU

After an extremely tight race, it is with heavy hearts that we must concede defeat. The UK has voted to leave the EU, on the highest turnout in a nationwide ballot since 1992. We feel compelled to address the polarising nature of the leave campaign, a campaign built upon fear-mongering, false promises and a blatant disregard for the facts. It has brought out the worst in our democracy. Its divisive rhetoric and thinly veiled xenophobia have split our country down the middle. And it has ignited hatred in the heart of our communities. We now face deep constitutional questions...

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The EU supports LGBTI rights

How has the EU influenced the development of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) rights in the UK and across the world? Legally requires countries to protect LGBTI rights  The EU was the first international organisation to explicitly recognise sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression as grounds of discrimination in law. One of the key ways it does this is through EU directives: legal acts of the European Union that require member states to achieve a particular result without dictating the how they should achieve it. Several EU directives help to protect LGBTI rights. Explore them below: Employment EqualityEqual...

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5 facts about the UK’s EU influence

1. The EU cannot override the UK in these areas: 2. UK government ministers win the vast majority of EU votes Since 1999, UK government ministers have been on the losing side 56 times in the EU Council of Ministers, and on the winning side 2,466 times. The EU Council of Ministers reviews all EU legislative proposals. No new EU laws can be agreed without its approval. Source: InFacts, 09/05/16 3. The UK has secured more EU opt-outs than any other member state: 4. The UK has the least regulated economy in the EU The UK has managed to maintain the...

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Recent Tweets

  • “The problem lies with Britain leaving the EU...our prime funding was provided by a grant from the European Researtwitter.com/i/web/status/1…C9cd3
  • RT @joshelman: This is great for founders and also just a great clean picture of what is happening in the market right now
  • RT @Shadician: Wtf is this. 😳 I shouldn't be surprised at crap t#brexitxit campaign got up to at this point, I really shouldn't...but this…
  • RT @tconnellyRTE: Taoiseach Micheal Martin has said he is opposed to telling Ukraine that it cannot join the European Union given what he c…

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