Last week, The Sun urged its readers to BeLEAVE in Britain.
This is my response:
I believe in a Britain in Europe that looks to the future with hope, not to the past with anger.
I believe in a reformed Europe that embraces Britain, and a reformed Britain that embraces Europe.
I believe in a Britain that is greater than its fears, and a Europe that is more than the sum of its parts.
I believe in a Britain in Europe that cares more for the future prospects of its under-35s than for the rose-tinted memories of its over-65s.
I believe in a Europe that learns from the mistakes of its past and is determined to build a better future.
I believe in a Britain in Europe that wants to work with its neighbours to confront common challenges like climate change, cyber-terrorism and tax evasion, not pretend that it can meet those challenges alone.
I believe in a Europe that welcomes immigrants as new Europeans, and does not reject them as unwanted intruders.
I believe in a Britain in Europe that is proud of its past and wants to be proud of its future.
I believe in a Europe that unites for the long-term benefit of all, not fractures for the short-term gain of the few.
I believe in a Britain in Europe that is ready to be a leader, not afraid to be a loser.
If you share these sentiments, please share them as widely as you can before next Thursday.