Paul Blomfield MP

Member of Parliament for Sheffield Central

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A strong EU is in Britain's interest

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As Theresa May prepares to trigger Article 50 tomorrow, I’ve written in today’s Yorkshire Post on why a strong European Union remains in Britain’s interest – and why we need a close relationship with the EU, even if we are no longer a member.

A strong EU is important to the stability and prosperity of our continent, and therefore our country, in the face of challenges from a Trump administration who is seeking to weaken it - an objective shared only by Vladimir Putin and far-right leaders like France’s Marine Le Pen.

Our goal must be a strong and collaborative partnership with our friends and neighbours in the EU, based on our common interests and shared values.

You can read my article here.

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