Sue Wilson of Bremain in Spain Comments on the Triggering of Article 50
A speaker at the Unite for Europe March in London on Saturday 25 March, Sue addressed crowds about the rights of British citizens in Europe and especially the rights of UK pensioners living in the EU. Sue spoke alongside Tim Farron, Nick Clegg, David Lammy, Green co-leader Jonathan Bartley and Jolyon Maugham.
Sue says: "Today marks a historic event and one that I believe will be remembered in a poor light in future years. We hoped that common sense would prevail, at least with regards to the timing of Article 50, but Theresa May seems determined to plough on regardless of events in Europe, such as the forthcoming French and German elections. I'm sure many people are feeling the weight of the decision but we must remember that we have a long way to go. The fight to retain our rights within the EU is far from over."
She adds: "The Unite for Europe march last Saturday, attended by over 100,000 people, was an amazing experience that participants will remember for years to come. To be surrounded by so many determined, committed people, and to feel the strength of opinion against Brexit was truly inspiring. If May and the government think we have all given up, then she has seriously misjudged the 'will of the people'."
She concludes: "As I said in my speech at Parliament Square, I am a proud European and I would like to be proud to be British again."
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