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Political class warn citizens on the dangers of leaving the EU

Political class warn citizens on the dangers of leaving the EU

United Kingdom

Britain is voting this Thursday to either leave or remain as member of the European Union.

During the campaigns, British Prime minister David Cameron reminded voters about the finality of the decision.

He reminded the citizens to be aware of the consequences of their vote.

“This vote, if we leave, is irreversible. If you jump out of the aeroplane you cannot clamber back through the cockpit hatch. This is a choice, not just for this parliament, the next five years, the next 10 years; it is the choice of a lifetime for people in our country, particularly young people,” British Prime Minister, David Cameron said.

In a rare move, his rival and leader of the opposition Jeremy Corbyn echoed Cameron’s sentiments.

“The vote is tomorrow, do what’s best for our people. Vote for jobs, vote for rights at work, vote for our NHS (National Health Service), vote to remain in the European Union,” Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn said.

Scotland’s First Minister is also staunchly pro-Remain, but warned that her country would look after its own interests.

“I want a Remain result in every part of the UK and right across the UK, that’s what I hope we’re celebrating on Friday. Our manifesto though for the Scottish election last month said that if Scotland faced the prospect of being taken out of the EU against our will, having voted to stay in, then of course the Scottish parliament should have the right to propose a second referendum,” Scotland’s First minister, Nicola Sturgeon said.

They are not the only ones pushing for a Remain vote. The City of London, International Monetary Fund and most British business leaders also back their call to stay.

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