Kate Bates endorsed 2019-02-12 07:05:00 +0000
Firstly we would like to say we write this letter in the spirit of good faith, openness and tolerance of opinions. We at UK Unity are a grassroots movement with over 35,000 supporters representing people from all walks of life, backgrounds, races, nationalities & sexualities. The one thing we all have in common is that on the 23rd of June we proudly voted to leave the European Union in the largest electoral mandate the UK has ever witnessed.
Both during the referendum and even more so since there has been a drive to demonise us leave voters as poorly educated, unsure of the facts and xenophobic. In the last few weeks both you and others have gone one step further in somehow insinuating that Brexit voters are 'far-right'. For the purposes of clarity we do not think you are a Nazi but what we do feel is that you are able to freely use inappropriate words to engage in a campaign of guilt by association of Brexit voters whilst not being prepared to accept criticism yourself.
Wanting to control immigration and cut immigration is a platform that you were elected on as a Conservative Party MP. Likewise you were also elected on a party manifesto that clearly stated it would implement the will of the people with regards exiting the EU. On the same day that you were met outside Parliament Owen Jones was also videoed issuing slurs. The term 'Gammon' which is a racially charged term and is grossly offensive is used greatly by those on the remain side and we ask why is this tolerated?
We the undersigned are asking 3 things of you and the remain campaign in general:
1- Tone down your own language and rhetoric before seeking to smear others
2- Respect the fact that you were elected on a manifesto pledge to Leave the European Union
3- Accept the fact the Referendum of 2016 was a once in a lifetime opportunity and the result stands
If you are unable to do so we the undersigned would politely suggest that you should resign as both a member of the Conservative Party and Member of Parliament for Broxtowe.
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According to the respected think-tank Migration Watch UK: "Our central concern is the current massive level of immigration which, if allowed to continue, would mean that the population of the UK would increase by 10 million in 25 years, 82% of it due to future migrants and their children. Migration is, of course, a natural part of an open economy and society but it must be sustainable and must have the assent of the British public - yet many in the media and political class have long dismissed widespread public concern and the strong view of a clear majority that the current level of net migration of around a quarter of a million a year must be significantly reduced."
My name is Lee Sibley and I am a pro-Brexit activist who lives in the beautiful village of Stroud in Gloucestershire. My village could be anywhere in England. It is full of good local people and has all the values that forms the backbone of our nation. Sadly our council wants to ruin this by selling land for the building a staggering 12,000 homes destroying our village. Now it's Stroud but soon it will be everywhere. We simply don't have enough homes for all these people coming to Britain. We need to look after our own people. I am asking you to sign this petition we will submit to Stroud Council and also the Prime Minister. If you want England to remain a green and pleasant land then please sign NOW! Lee4,082 signaturesAdd signature