Thursday 8 December 2016

Let's hope UK Remains - but don't count on it

Published 29/05/2016 | 02:30

Campaign: Pro-Brexit Conservative MP Boris Johnson tries to convince voters ahead of the referendum.
Campaign: Pro-Brexit Conservative MP Boris Johnson tries to convince voters ahead of the referendum.

Next month, the UK will vote on Brexit.

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That, depending on your point of view, will result in one of two things - all the Colonel Blimps and Mrs Blenner-Hassets from Middle England will rouse from their slumber, turn off the cricket and vote a resounding Yes, all the better to stop Johnny Foreigner coming into the UK and bringing their weird food and customs with them.

The other view is that the decent people of Britain will finally declare that they are citizens of the world who want to be centre stage in Europe and who feel that they should be doing more to help the less fortunate from other countries.

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