A divorce from the EU would make us weaker

Bath for Europe

This blog is based on the speech given by one of Bath for Europe’s supporters at our Pulse of Europe event in Bath on 5th November.

We have heard many arguments for staying in the EU – mainly the economic benefits of the common market. Today I want to touch on some other benefits that the EU provides to the UK and Europe as a whole.

We have also heard many arguments by Brexit supporters which I would like to comment on as well.

The first argument goes back to the original intentions of the founding fathers of the European project including Churchill: after two devastating world wars, they wanted to ensure that the same would not happen again. Ultimately, the cause of these wars can be seen as a competition of many different nations for resources, economic development, territory and ultimately power over their neighbours in a densely…

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