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Penny Mordaunt MP,

agrees Brexit
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.
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Syed Kamall,

agrees Brexit
After much thought, my personal decision is to vote to leave the EU; not because I think David Cameron did a bad job, but because I believe that on balance we could forge a better future outside.
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Richard Howitt MEP,

disagrees Brexit
Being part of Europe is a safeguard against British governments of all political colours removing disability rights.
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Ian Botham, Former England Test cricketer

agrees Brexit
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.
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Jacob Wallenberg, Chairman of Investor AB

disagrees Brexit
Brexit would be very negative for Europe. The axis of London-Paris-Berlin changing to Paris-Berlin would be a significant change to the core of Europe.
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Rob Perrins, Managing Director, Berkeley Group

disagrees Brexit
Berkeley considers it important that the U.K. continues to play a major role in, and operate as part of, the European Union.
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Alexander Temerko, Deputy Chairman, OGN Group

disagrees Brexit
With half a billion consumers, the EU is the world’s largest market. To remain influential as a champion of free trade at a time when agreements are being hammered out with the US and Japan, the UK needs to be negotiating from inside the club.
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Jim Rogers, Co-Founder, the Quantum Fund

disagrees Brexit
If the UK left the European Union, London's dominance of foreign exchange including euro trading would gradually decline and then end as the flows moved to Asia and other European capitals.
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Alison Woollard, Biochemist, Oxford University

disagrees Brexit
Leaving the EU would be an unmitigated catastrophe for British science. The Graphene Flagship project is exactly the kind of investment that will be jeopardised.
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Sir Steve Smith, Vice-Chancellor, Exeter University

disagrees Brexit
British universities get around 15 per cent of all funds allocated by the EU for research.
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Nigel Carrington, Vice-Chancellor, University of the Arts London

disagrees Brexit
Without Erasmus we would have major problems in terms of enabling our students to study overseas.
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Jayne-Anne Gadhia, Virgin Money CEO

disagrees Brexit
The price of consumer finance, mortgages and credit would increase. It could increase the price of financial products.
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Nature, International journal of science

disagrees Brexit
Science, in Britain and elsewhere, would benefit from the United Kingdom remaining as a committed member of the European team.
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David Cobham, Professor of Economics, Heriot-Watt University

disagrees Brexit
It will have strong and lasting negative effects over the medium and long term
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Wouter Den Haan, Professor of Economics, London School of Economics

disagrees Brexit
I would be more pessimistic about the UKs prospects at any horizon if it would leave the EU, unless the EU is hit by a major calamity such as a complete collapse because of the refugee crisis
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Sol Campbell,

agrees Brexit
The Premier League is in danger of becoming a free-for-all … Because of European rules on freedom of movement, it is virtually impossible for us to get a proper grip on the situation.
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Win Bischoff, Ex-Chairman, Lloyds Bank

disagrees Brexit
London is really the most important financial center in Europe, and we benefit enormously by being part of Europe. An exit from Europe, wouldn’t be a cliff event, but over a period of time, market share will go to other centers.
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Alan Johnson, British Labour Party politician who served as Home Secretary from June 2009 to May 2010

disagrees Brexit
British shoppers are better off and better protected as part of Europe
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Suzanne Evans,

agrees Brexit
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.
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Lady Brady,

disagrees Brexit
British families, consumers and businesses are stronger in than out … Europe is our largest trading partner … European trade supports millions of British jobs … And a bigger market has driven down prices for consumers.
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Eddie Izzard, English stand-up comedian, actor, and writer.

disagrees Brexit
I’m back campaigning strongly on the EU referendum. It’s crazy to think we could be leaving. Churchill wouldn’t have done it. Running and hiding is not British. You have to be inside it to change it.
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Julian Fellowes, English actor, novelist, film director and screenwriter, Conservative member of the House of Lords

agrees Brexit
I believe we should be out. It’s about philosophy, it’s about democracy, it’s about democracy versus autocracy … the European Union can’t be accountable because the elected MEPs have no real control over the Commission.
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Sir Hugh Orde, Former chief constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland

disagrees Brexit
It is a post-imperial fantasy to claim that … Britain should cut itself off from our nearest neighbours and partners … Britain is safer and more secure in Europe than we would be out on our own.

Ashley Fox,

disagrees Brexit
I want us fully engaged with the single market … leaving the EU would put our economic recovery at risk … I also think that the EU would change for the worse if we left and that would not be in Britain's interest.
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John Redwood,

agrees Brexit
A Brexit Budget would give us a stronger economy and more and better paid jobs in the UK.
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Sajid Javid,

disagrees Brexit
I am not suggesting everything is certain by remaining but there is a lot more uncertainty [if we leave the EU] … Uncertainty is the enemy of jobs and growth.
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William Wright , Northern Irish business owner and former Unionist politician.

agrees Brexit
The bureaucracy of Europe is not conducive to the UK's business interests. I am firmly in the 'leave' camp.
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Luke Johnson, Chairman of Risk Capital Partners. Weekly columnist for the Sunday Times

agrees Brexit
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.
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Sir Rocco Forte, Hotelier, chairman of luxury hotel chain Rocco Forte Hotels

agrees Brexit
If we went alone it would increase our reputation and clout in the world, not reduce it. The President of China came here because we're Britain, not because we're part of the EU.
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Margot Parker MEP,

agrees Brexit
As a Catholic it appals me that the EU imposes huge tariffs on fish, foodstuffs and clothes that are made for example by workers in the poorer countries of Africa. The EU is … preventing developing countries from trading themselves out of poverty.
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José Manuel Barroso,

disagrees Brexit
I believe that if the UK is no longer a member of the EU, there will certainly be a loss of research funding, a loss of EU and [global] research networks.
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Scott Fletcher MBE,

agrees Brexit
If we vote to remain we will be stuck inside this failing project forever … If we vote to leave we can take back control over trade policy allowing us to do more deals with growing economies.
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Alan Halsall, National Business for Britain Co-Chairman

agrees Brexit
As a businessman I know how important it is to keep a tight control over costs, but that doesn’t seem to be something that EU politicians understand. If we vote to leave ... we will be able to spend … money on our priorities here in the UK.
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Graeme MacDonald, Chief executive, JCB

agrees Brexit
What is needed is a lot less red tape and bureaucracy … Whether that means renegotiating or exiting, I don’t think it [the EU] can carry on as it is. It’s a burden on our business.
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James Dyson, British inventor, industrial designer and founder of the Dyson company

agrees Brexit
[I do] not particularly [want to stay in the EU]. I want to keep European free trade and free movement of peoples but I don’t see that we need to be dominated and bullied by the Germans.
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Megan Dunn, Australian racing cyclist

disagrees Brexit
Remaining in Europe is the right choice for Britain’s young people, in terms both of our values and our material wellbeing.
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Bill Gates, Philanthropist. Founder and former CEO of Microsoft.

disagrees Brexit
the benefits to the UK of being in [the EU], in my view, greatly exceed the benefits of being out.
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Iain Conn, CEO, Centrica (owner of British Gas)

disagrees Brexit
It’s very hard to see what we can do to drive competition in Europe if we are outside – that’s why I think we’re better off in.
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Johan van Zyl, President and CEO of Toyota Motor Europe

disagrees Brexit
Leaving [the EU] would create additional business challenges ... as a result we believe continued British membership of the EU is best for our operations and their long term competitiveness.
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Frank Field MP,

agrees Brexit
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.
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David Omand, Former director, GCHQ

disagrees Brexit
The UK would be the loser in security terms from Brexit, not the gainer.
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Pierre Pettigrew, Former Canadian trade minister, 1999-2003

disagrees Brexit
If it votes to leave, Britain will find itself with no access to the EU market, nor any other … A post-Brexit UK would face a very different set of conditions imposed by its erstwhile EU partners.
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Bill Clinton,

disagrees Brexit
It’s Northern Ireland that will really get whacked if Britain withdrew from the European Union.
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John McCain,

disagrees Brexit
British membership in the EU is a vital contributor to the security and prosperity of Europe and the United States.
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Iain Duncan Smith, Conservative MP for Chingford and Woodford Green

agrees Brexit
Skilled workers like carpenters and plumbers … [are being] outbid by people coming in from the European Union. Damaging poorer people, that’s what this amounts to.
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Simon Deakin, Professor of Law, Director of the Centre for Business Research (CBR) at the University of Cambridge

disagrees Brexit
Thanks to the collective negotiating strength of the EU, the UK has more of an input into WTO rules and trade agreements than would be the case if it negotiated these deals in isolation from its European neighbours.
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Alistair Burt,

disagrees Brexit
To leave our friends …. and turn our backs on significant, world scale problems, and all that we take for granted will neither deal with the problems, nor help this country in the short or long term.

Michael Ancram, Former chairman and deputy leader of the Conservative Party and shadow foreign secretary

agrees Brexit
Ever since we were first conned into voting for the EU by Harold Wilson, the steady pursuit of and progress towards ever-closer union …. has meant a grinding erosion of our hard-won freedoms and rights.
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Paul Burstow,

disagrees Brexit
The present austerity hitting the NHS may seem like the good old days compared to the uncertain and insecure world of a Brexit vote.
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Alastair Campbell,

disagrees Brexit
No serious overseas player thinks we should leave, unless it suits their agenda …. The historic significance, if we leave, is greater than any of the elections I was involved in.
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