Michael Burton 17 June 2016

I hope sanity will prevail on 23 June

Despite the various opinion poll leads predicting a Brexit majority on 23 June I have always personally held the view that on the night sanity will prevail and the nation will vote to remain.

But after several recent conversations with leading councillors, who after all are close to the action, the alarm bells are ringing.

As if overtaken by mass hysteria voters appear to be ignoring all the well-researched warnings from economists such as the Institute for Fiscal Studies about the negative impact on the economy and therefore on public services from a Brexit and are deciding entirely on emotional grounds – ie about immigration and ‘independence.’

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