Today we need to build a new image of Britain. One that brings this country together after years of division. Empire 2.0 is not it.
Over their lifetimes, EU citizens pay in £78,000 more than they take out. But their contribution has not only been financial: our culture, our art, our music, and our food have been permanently improved.
It forgets the lessons of Britain’s past.
It forgets the value of immigrants.
It forgets that in the modern world our nation will not flourish through isolation. But connection, cooperation and a new vision for the common good.