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Brussels Update: Post-Brexit Special Edition

Richard Ashworth MEP: The referendum campaign was long and tough. I campaigned passionately for the UK to remain in the European Union and I do not regret that.However, the British people have voted to leave the European Union; so, now my job is about getting the best deal for Britain in Brexit negotiations and ensuring we get a fair deal with regards to our on-going obligations.

Brussels Update

We are now less than 4 weeks from the referendum on June 23rd. This is a once in a generation vote; and it is irreversible. This is a decision for your children’s lifetime and your children’s future. There will be no second referendum, no second chance.

Richard Ashworth MEP: Brussels Update

We are now 3 weeks into referendum campaign but less than 1 week from the local elections on May 5th. Our local elections should not be overshadowed by Britain’s referendum on EU membership. Local democracy is a vital backbone of the UK and we should support these elections by turning out to vote next Thursday.

Why vote leave

Daniel Hannan has written a book "Why Vote Leave" in context about the EU referendum

Richard Ashworth MEP Brussels Update

We now know the referendum date. June 23rd 2016 will be the day that British citizens decide Britain’s relationship with the European Union. The campaigns have begun and now it’s up to you to decide.

Is the “UK Settlement” an EU Fresh Start?

Statement from supporters of the Fresh Start Project.It is widely accepted that the EU requires fundamental reform. Such reform is necessary, not only to realign the EU project with UK interests and public opinion, but also to show that it can adapt to new times and work better for Europe as a whole.This is why we initiated the Fresh Start Project in 2011.