EURef: Peace, Prosperity, People – my speech from village hall debates

I’ve spoken for Remain and the Liberal Democrats at over 50 debates in this campaign – in villages halls, church halls, schools, pubs, universities, a science park and even one on a beach.  A lot of party campaigners have been doing this.  Everyone who is prepared to speak for our cause in public deserves a big thank you.

I like to speak without notes so I did not think there was a copy of my speeches as delivered.

Lewes May 2016 speaking cropped

But a kind supporter surprised me yesterday. She recorded one of my speeches, wrote it up and put headings in.

Speech:  A Positive Case for Europe – Peace, Prosperity and People.  (PDF)

I have tried by best to make a relentlessly positive pitch.  As we close our case, speaking to our friends, family, colleagues and voters for last time, if any part of my speech is useful to you, I will be very happy.

It has been a privilege to be part of this campaign.

 

* Antony Hook was #2 on the South East European list in 2014, is the English Party's representative on the Federal Executive and produces this sites EU Referendum Roundup.

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4 Comments

  • Eddie Sammon 22nd Jun '16 - 8:57pm

    Thanks for all the work you have done during the campaign. Peace, prosperity, people, are three good reasons! It’s actually similar to something I came out with this morning: more peace, more money and more friends. Most the evidence backs remain. So vote to remain.

    Best regards

  • Ruth Bright 23rd Jun '16 - 7:23am

    Just received the racist Leave leaflet with a map of Syria on it. We appear to have been targeted as we have a Remain poster up. Our house was delivered by car with the rest of the street apparently ignored!!

    Good luck all today.

  • Roger Billins 23rd Jun '16 - 10:44am

    I had an argument with a Leave supporter on social media and the following day I received an email with a virus attached !

  • Exclusive – Referendum result Anstey Junior School, Hampshire. Remain 159, Leave 87.

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