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Open Britain Ltd
Motto Keep "Britain in the "European Union Single market
Predecessor "Britain Stronger in Europe
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Executive Director
James McGrory[1]
Website www.open-britain.co.uk

Open Britain is British pro-"European Union campaign group set up in the "aftermath of the 2016 European Union referendum.[2]

Open Britain defines itself as campaigning for the United Kingdom to be open and inclusive, open for business, open to trade and investment, open to talent and hard work, open to Europe and to the world.[3] It is also campaigning for Britain to remain in the Single Market as part of the outcome of the "Brexit negotiations.

In October 2016, Open Britain launched a 'Write to Remain' letter-writing campaign directed at "Theresa May asking her to guarantee the right of EU nationals to stay in the UK.[4]

The individuals involved in the campaign group include former Ministers "Pat McFadden (Labour) and "Norman Lamb (Liberal Democrat).[5] Conservatives "Anna Soubry, "Nicky Morgan, and "Dominic Grieve cut their ties with Open Britain in April 2017, after it began to campaign against the re-election of anti-EU members of parliament, mostly Conservatives.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prynn, Jonathan (26 October 2017). "Outer London families hit by Brexit squeeze as pay rises just 1.2 per cent". Evening Standard. Retrieved 5 November 2017. 
  2. ^ Anushka Asthana, Rowena Mason and Rajeev Syal. "Brexit adviser: leaving EU customs union will cost UK £25bn a year | Politics". The Guardian. Retrieved 2017-07-13. 
  3. ^ Open Britain. "About". Open Britain. Retrieved 2016-12-13. 
  4. ^ Rowena Mason (2016-10-13). "Letter-writing campaign urges Theresa May to let EU nationals stay in UK | Politics". The Guardian. Retrieved 2017-07-13. 
  5. ^ Britain, Open. "New campaign group, Open Britain, launches to fight for best possible EU deal for Britain". Open Britain. Retrieved 2016-11-17. 
  6. ^ Peter Walker (2017-04-25). "Pro-EU Tories quit Open Britain over plans to oust Brexit-backing MPs | Politics". The Guardian. Retrieved 2017-07-13. 

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