Under 100 Days to stop UKIP

With less than days to go before the European Elections, the Liberal Democrats are the only party campaigning to keep Britain IN Europe.

Today, Nick Clegg has warned that if UKIP wins and takes us out of Europe, it would wreck the recovery and risk 3 million British jobs.

The Conservatives are flirting with exit from Europe and the Labour party cannot pluck up the courage to speak up. Only the Liberal Democrats are fighting to keep Britain IN Europe.

We're IN for the sake of 3 million jobs. We're IN so that we can work with our neighbours to tackle cross-border crime and fight climate change. We're IN because we know that Britain can only stand tall in the world if we stand tall in our own back yard.

Tell us why you are IN. 

The more people who shout about why they think Britain is better off IN Europe, the more chance we have of stopping UKIP.

Why are you IN?

2,951 reasons

I think Britain is better off IN Europe because...

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  • signed 2014-02-05 18:10:07 +0000
    …if we left the EU, then where would Nick Clegg get a really well paid job after being told to sod off by the British Public after the next election?
  • signed 2014-02-05 18:07:16 +0000
    I am NOT in! That’s why I ceased to be Liberal Democrat a few years ago. Also, as a Green Party, why

    don’t you defy the appalling HS2 and the environmentally deleterious Fracking?i.
  • signed 2014-02-05 17:59:02 +0000
    I’m in for my grandchildren: we have one daughter living in Italy, another in Denmark.

    As Christine Lagarde said last night in the Dimbleby lecture, we must work and co-operate internationally for the future.
  • @AmieDeLisle tweeted link to this page. 2014-02-05 17:51:24 +0000
    I've just told people why I'm IN Europe. Why are you IN? #whyiamIN http://www.amillionjobs.org/in_europe?recruiter_id=244507
  • posted about this on Facebook 2014-02-05 17:51:24 +0000
    I've just told people why I'm IN Europe. Why are you IN? #whyiamIN
  • signed 2014-02-05 17:49:30 +0000
    we still need jobs. We may be batter than before, but there is still a serious lack of jobs available and a lack of decent education.
  • signed 2014-02-05 17:36:03 +0000
    Ultimately, all the world has to become united. How long will this take? I haven’t a clue and it doesn’t matter … merely that it has to happen for the sake of peace and stability in all areas of life and commerce. Space-ship earth, for that’s what it is, has had enough battering. For now a united Europe is the goal, with us in it simply because we are part of that continent and our history, experience, inventiveness, drive and tenacity means it is our responsibility to take a more forthright role in the running of such an enterprise of so many nation states. Just standing on the side-lines whinging and whining like a spoiled child is demeaning as well as counter-productive. Lets get in there “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels,” to steal from someone else’s writings. Lets get in there properly and RULE as once we were so good at doing.
  • signed 2014-02-05 17:35:42 +0000
    I’m in because in Europe is a step towards unilateral government which can only mean a healthier greener more peaceful future for us all
  • followed this page 2014-02-05 17:33:00 +0000
  • signed 2014-02-05 17:32:03 +0000
    Hi, I am in Europe for all the reasons that you have outlined. They make sense. However, what I am not in for is the loss of sovereignty regarding the right to run our own affairs. These matters,laws decided by our parliment, are our business only. Our parliment only, elected by us, should continue to legilistate for us on matters that do not concern others outside of this island.It should be remembered that we did not vote for a loss of sovereignty.
  • posted about this on Facebook 2014-02-05 17:30:14 +0000
    I've just told people why I'm IN Europe. Why are you IN? #whyiamIN
  • signed 2014-02-05 17:29:59 +0000
    There is much to be put right with the EU and its institutions but I believe that membership is still the best option for the UK in the long term and we should be a full participant in moulding that future.
  • signed 2014-02-05 17:25:33 +0000
    it’s only by working with our friends and neighbours that we can meet the challenges of a global economy, crime and climate change
  • signed 2014-02-05 17:25:26 +0000
    I am European, as well as Scottish and a citizen of the UK; I wish to stay that way, not static, evolving. It may not be perfect – but we can’t change things if we’re not at the party!
  • signed 2014-02-05 16:58:26 +0000
    The right to travel (visa free) for holiday, education or work accross a huge continent… creating opportunities for Brits of all ages and backgrounds.
  • signed 2014-02-05 16:57:01 +0000
    I’m in Europe because it has brought peace to previously warring nations and protects our human rights. It encourages cooperation between nations that leads to greater prosperity and trade. Being in the EU stops us becoming isolated.
  • signed 2014-02-05 16:56:18 +0000
  • posted about this on Facebook 2014-02-05 16:52:52 +0000
    I've just told people why I'm IN Europe. Why are you IN? #whyiamIN
  • signed 2014-02-05 16:52:03 +0000
    Better off in Europe? Just who are you lot kidding We have no control over our borders, most of our laws are made by the Eurocrats, we cannot deport foreign terrorists/criminals, we are forced to accept into our country tens of thousands (if not hundreds of thousands) of unwanted immigrants, many criminally inclined from Eastern Europe, The EU is basically just another form of the old Soviet Union and the sooner the British people realise this, the better! The idea of forcing together in any kind of “union” different countries, with different languages, customs, races and traditions is a recipe for disaster. Look what happened in what was Yugoslavia, and of course, the Soviet Union. I rest my case!!
  • signed 2014-02-05 16:48:27 +0000
    I’m in very simple the world was once just 1 island, So we all are neighbours, we like our neighbours it like this: My Neighbours live next door so in the same way the street next to mine is my neighbour, again the next town is my neighbour and so till you come to my point were you come that we are all just neighbours not just in Europe but the whole world.
  • signed 2014-02-05 16:38:51 +0000
  • signed 2014-02-05 16:28:52 +0000
  • signed 2014-02-05 16:24:28 +0000
    IN the EU means:

    - Our neighbours are also our friends & partners = no more local WAR!

    - ‘no customs tariff’ trade with 28 countries totalling a 505million people market for British goods and services!

    - We retain investors such as

    Ford = Jobs in Merseyside

    Nissan = Jobs in the North East

    Tata (Jaguar & Landrover)= Jobs in the Midlands

    Plus numerous other corporations who are investing in Britain ONLY because Britain is in the EU which has a massive market for their products!

    Those points alone mean PROSPERITY for BRITAIN in EUROPE.

    OUT of the EU means:

    Finantial collapse = POVERTY

    No new investors/jobs

    Those companies that were here to access the EU markets will leave due to the import tariffs they must pay to sell abroad in Europe!

    No production to sell to the rest of the world because the production companies have set up their factories in other EU countries to retain their markets!!!


    LIBDEMS IN MAY 2014.
  • signed 2014-02-05 16:20:44 +0000
    Local jobs, academic links, research grants, all thanks to the EU.
  • signed 2014-02-05 16:17:41 +0000
    I’m in because being a part of Europe is like having a well-rounded investment portfolio, some ups, some downs, but always secure at the end of the day.
  • signed 2014-02-05 16:13:53 +0000
  • signed 2014-02-05 16:02:57 +0000
    Largest single trading market in the world? No tariff barriers, no custom duties, no protectionism, etc…
  • signed 2014-02-05 15:49:23 +0000
    Mostly because this was a decision that was reached without my consent and as a creeping process. I love being in a country that is a part of the EU but I feel that the additional layer of bureaucracy in Brussels takes accountability even further from the people than an already centralised UK government does from those in the counties, towns and parishes, despite ‘Localism’. It is impossible to ignore the federalist aspirations of some countries within the EU and at the moment you have to ask the question whether or not we are in a better position now to bargain for better terms and conditions than if we were simply to accept what is on offer and merely become one voice amongst many? I like others here have great respect for the intentions behind its creation and the determination of those who hold fast to those early ideals, but the tensions between countries brought about by differences in their economies, internal political structures and legal systems are not subjects that are much discussed outside political forums. If we are seriously part of the EU then we need to cover the political, economic and cultural issues of the day in all those countries and yet our media continues to ignore all parts of the EU north of Watford, so I would like to know on what basis will people vote? I welcome this question and feel that it represents the beginning of a conversation.
  • signed 2014-02-05 15:45:08 +0000
    I’m In because Europe United prevents a repeat of two world wars started by Europe Divided.

    I’m In because Europe’s common market means more choice and cheaper goods in the shops.

    I’m in for three million reasons – the three million British jobs that depend on Britain In Europe.
  • signed 2014-02-05 15:25:37 +0000
    A strong and united Europe has kept peace and relative prosperity alive for over 60 years.

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