Letter: Local elections are a last chance for EU nationals to send a message over Brexit
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As an EU national who has resided in UK for the past eight years, I will be using the ballot box in May to articulate my discontent with Brexit.
Although local elections concern local matters, as an EU national I only have the local elections at my disposal to signal my disagreement with the Conservative government.
I will therefore be voting Liberal Democrat because they are the only party who care about me, my family and three million other EU citizens in Britain.
Labour and Conservative, also known as the leftist-loonies and toxic-Tories, will undoubtedly face the brunt in May's local elections for abandoning, scapegoating and dehumanising us. Hopefully, this will teach them the following lesson: the three million are a force to be reckoned with.
Muhammed Hussain, Sutton
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In the May local elections the best result for the Remain campaign would be a good result for the Liberal Democrats. This presents an opportunity, and challenge, to Remain supporters to vote Liberal Democrat, wherever there is a strong candidate.
- 1 Brexiteer Prue Leith quits Tory Party after government votes down motion to protect UK food standards
- 2 Piers Morgan must expose the government's Brexit betrayal
- 3 Public slams Brexit Party tweet which shames Tory MPs who voted against free school meals
- 4 Peers set to remove law-breaking sections of Boris Johnson's Brexit bill
- 5 James Cleverly mocked after telling people to 'look at how they're doing in Wales'
- 6 Michel Barnier postpones Brussels return as Brexit trade talks in London continue
- 7 Tory minister blames journalists for NHS Test and Trace failure as he defends Dido Harding
- 8 Group in protest against Tory MPs who voted down free school meals targets offices with empty plates
- 9 UKIP set to select 'Dr Gammons' as candidate for London mayoral election
- 10 Boris Johnson 'frantically repositioning' himself for Donald Trump to lose election
These people may never have considered voting for the party previously but if Remainers were to lend the Liberal Democrats their vote on this occasion and persuade their friends, colleagues, and neighbours to do the same this may be an effective wake-up call to other party leaders.
Bill Bradshaw, House of Lords
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