An Open Letter to Anna Soubry & The Remain Establishment

Dear Anna,

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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  • Richard Green
    endorsed 2019-01-16 15:07:21 +0000
    Does Mrs ‘Sore-Berry’ realise she is demonising a great swathe of the population, of whom she has no idea who we are personally ?

    Why is it so wrong to be right yet OK to be left ?
  • Alan Moss
    endorsed 2019-01-16 14:55:20 +0000
  • Vernon Seager
    endorsed 2019-01-16 14:27:19 +0000
    Ms Soubry. As others have pointed out, your constituency voted to leave on roughly the same ratio as the national average and you stood for election on the Conservative manifesto, both of which you are now in conflict with. Your prediction of doom if we leave without a deal is only your opinion and has no more substance than mine that holds the opposite view. When Theresa May took over the PM’s job she was handed a mandate from the electorate to take the country in a new direction. Sadly, and encouraged by the Remain side of her argument she has fundamentally failed. Unless something changes soon, both you and the Tory party in general will pay a heavy price at the next election.
  • Susan Yates
    endorsed 2019-01-16 14:25:35 +0000
    About time you respected the democratic vote of the people!
  • Janice Snelgrove
    endorsed 2019-01-16 12:34:14 +0000
  • Derrick Doran
    endorsed 2019-01-16 12:30:49 +0000
    The remainers should have no say regarding Brexit as they were defeated in the referendum, we said out no ifs or buts, out full stop.
  • Dale Edds
    endorsed 2019-01-16 10:36:47 +0000
  • james stickland
    endorsed 2019-01-16 10:25:50 +0000
  • Theresa Hince
    endorsed 2019-01-16 10:08:11 +0000
  • Lal Bloomfield
    endorsed 2019-01-16 09:59:59 +0000
  • Rosemary Hopkins
    endorsed 2019-01-16 09:49:29 +0000
  • Desmond Walsh
    endorsed 2019-01-16 09:23:21 +0000
  • Gary Cochrane
    endorsed 2019-01-16 08:58:48 +0000
    Traitor soubry SCUM!!
  • Ronald Clark
    endorsed 2019-01-16 08:37:05 +0000
  • Bernard Fenton
    endorsed 2019-01-16 08:11:08 +0000
    I believe her constituents referendum result was a majority for leaving. She’s doing a great job representing them! I trust they will take that into account at any future General Election
  • Peter Simm
    endorsed 2019-01-16 07:41:39 +0000
  • Kenneth Harris
    endorsed 2019-01-16 03:40:54 +0000
    Democracy should be removed from the Concise Oxford English Dictionary !!
  • Kenneth Harris
    endorsed 2019-01-16 03:40:54 +0000
    Democracy should be removed from the Concise Oxford English Dictionary !!
  • Janet Meredith-Hayes
    endorsed 2019-01-16 01:32:48 +0000
  • Mike Ferro
    endorsed 2019-01-16 00:53:55 +0000
  • Pamela Bennett
    endorsed 2019-01-16 00:37:09 +0000
    In 2011 Anna Soubry lambasted the EU saying it was expensive and not fit for purpose and a waste of taxpayers money. Why has she changed her mind. Hypocrisy of the first order, she should resign because of her total disregard for the people of this country and democracy itself.
  • Mary Andrew
    endorsed 2019-01-16 00:15:27 +0000
    I, an elderly classical liberal – passionately anti racist, and with many non-white friends – have had the insults “Nazi”, “racist”, and “fascist scum” hurled at me at Brexit rallies, and Owen Jones described me and my colleagues at a recent rally in similar terms (while inverting the large number of Brexiteers at the rally with the much smaller group protesting against us, and abusing us). While I defend the freedom of speech of all involved in the struggle over Brexit – unless what is said directly incites or threatens violence – I have been shocked and appalled by the arrogant and contemptuous attitude of Remainers to those whose vote prevailed in the referendum, and the abuse they have inflicted on Brexiteers. And I am now doubly shocked by the hypocrisy of the vocal Remainers involved, now condemning the small number of Brexiteers who have responded in kind.
  • Vanessa Oliver
    endorsed 2019-01-16 00:09:10 +0000
  • Andy Holligan
    endorsed 2019-01-16 00:05:01 +0000
    Anna Soubry is a hypocritical idiot and shouldn’t even be in politics because of her treachery and dishonesty and disdain for free speech, Shes and absolute disgrace to democracy and Great Britain.
  • Lee roy Sibley
    endorsed 2019-01-15 23:40:27 +0000
    Yes she needs to accept brexit and stop calling Boris and others talking rubbish!
  • chris jarvis
    endorsed 2019-01-15 22:58:00 +0000
  • Regina Wilson
    endorsed 2019-01-15 22:43:54 +0000
  • Nadia Hitchen
    endorsed 2019-01-15 22:41:49 +0000
  • J Montgomerie
    endorsed 2019-01-15 22:39:52 +0000
    Quote from Anna Soubry back in 2011:

    “I believe the EU has become a huge, overly costly, bureaucratic organisation fundamentally lacking in both democracy and accountability to the many millions of people who pay for it through their taxes and who are bound to live by its rules.”

    You were dead right then, Anna. In the 7 years since, the EU has not changed (if anything it has got worse), so why have you drifted so far from this stance? WE the people have NOT changed our view, and this was made clear on 23rd June 2016. You need to get with the programme, Anna, or else get off the gravy train and retire.
  • George Hunt
    endorsed 2019-01-15 22:32:52 +0000