It is insane that because we are in the EU we do not have the freedom to reach our own agreements to trade freely with … emerging powers like China … We have lost the right to govern ourselves, to make our own laws and to choose who comes here.
Deputy Director of Content and Deputy Editor, The Telegraph
Genuine believers in enlightenment values must have the courage of their convictions …. they must learn to trust the people again: we are a sensible, grown-up nation, and we don’t need a bunch of European technocrats to force us to be free.
"Scotland has everything to gain from Brexit… Whether it is security, jobs and trade, fishing and farming, energy or the environment, the greater risk is staying in the EU. Scotland should take this once-in-a-generation chance to vote to leave."
David Davis MP
Conservative MP for Haltemprice and Howden and Secretary of State for Exiting the European Uni
Outside the EU, the city would continue to be free continue as before, such as trading in euro-denominated bonds, while ensuring that it is free of the threat of an FTT, as well as being free of all the other stifling European legislation.
Journalist, businessman and a Conservative member of the House of Lords.
Harmonising standards is good but doing so at the regional level makes no sense. In fintech, in ag-tech, in digital, in biotech – the action is at the global level, where our voice is just 1/28th of a seat. We could be chairing these bodies.
@UKIP Deputy Chair and NHS Champion. @Debretts 500 'People of Influence' 2016. Founder @Lipoed
Today, everything Emmeline Pankhurst fought for is being subverted by the EU … Women in Britain have a feminist history we can be proud of, and we will be defending and developing it long after we leave the European Union.
Former infantry battalion Commanding Officer, author
By leaving we will again be able to determine who does and does not enter the UK. Failure to do so significantly increases the terrorist threat here, endangers our people and is a betrayal of this country.
Gisela Stuart MP
Member of Parliament for Birmingham Edgbaston, chair of Vote Leave
The NHS is struggling to cope with rising demand. If we Vote Leave we will be able to stop our money being spent on EU bureaucrats and instead invest in the NHS so that patients can get the best possible care.
Minister of State for Employment, Member of Parliament for Witham
We cannot control the flow of people coming in from the EU … which means we are actually stopping highly-skilled people from … outside Europe coming to work in many of the higher-value jobs and sectors.
Penny Mordaunt MP
News & views from Portsmouth North's MP & Minister for disabled people, health and work.
Currently, unless we have concrete intelligence, we may have suspicions about an individual coming to our shores, we can't turn them back if they have an EU passport ... Staying in is a gamble, because this is only going to get worse.
Philip Davies MP
British Conservative Party politician, Member of Parliament for Shipley in West Yorkshire.
[Theresa May] says EU membership is vital as it has allowed the extradition of 5,000 criminals from the UK. That's dwarfed by the number being arrested on our streets every year. Being outside the EU would allow us to be able to stop them coming.
Frank Field MP
News and updates from Frank Field, Member of Parliament for Birkenhead
The last thing Jeremy [Corbyn] needs to do is to undermine further the traditional Labour vote, much of which wishes to leave the EU. The referendum holds out an untold danger if another swathe of Labour voters depart to UKIP.
Chairman of Risk Capital Partners. Weekly columnist for the Sunday Times
I worry that it [the EU] is a growing threat to our democracy, I think that we lack control over our own borders, I worry that with ever closer union we will be forced at some point into the euro zone which is clearly a failed project.
James Duddridge MP
Member of Parliament for Rochford and Southend East. Former Minister for #Africa. Constituents
Arguably Europe is no longer the big growth market. We need to reassert ourselves in the commonwealth and with the anglosphere. The future is bright outside the European Union and our destiny in under out control. It makes sense to leave and leave now.
The case for staying in Europe is about ensuring the future prosperity of the UK, it’s about maximising the chances of new discoveries that enhance the society in which we live, it’s about the UK’s standing in the world, it’s about British jobs and it’s about opportunities for British people now and in the future.
The economic impact of a divorce from the EU would be dramatic. The rest of the EU would give a very hard bargain with the UK ("pour decourager les autres"); the CIty would lose most euro-related business
Britain is always going to have clout, it’s just obviously amplified by its strength as part of the EU… I believe we’re always better when we work as closely as possible together, and separatism, or division, doesn’t seem to be a productive path.
Baroness Mone of Mayfair OBE, Entrepreneur, Startup Tsar for the Government
At the end of the day we need to have stability… We need to get the country back, and the country going. And, yes, hindsight is a wonderful thing - if we weren't in the EU - but we are in the EU and I think it's too risky to come out.
People who claim that nation states would do better to go it alone have lost touch with reality. Surely nobody really believes that, if our continent were to fragment, we Europeans... could survive in an ever more globalised and interconnected world?
Chairman of the Human Rights Foundation (@HRF). Visiting Fellow at Oxford Martin. Author, spea
Brexit… would be a boon to the terror groups already active inside and outside Europe’s borders, to the Russian dictator who is crashing through those borders, and it would reduce the ability of the UK and Europe to resist these assaults.