“If you are a democrat then vote leave… if you want cohesion and unity… vote remain” So on Thursday I attended a debate organised by the University of East London and Nottingham Trent University. It was very interesting because the two sides in the debate were college students, college students who are very up to […]
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About Anabel Acheampong
My position in the referendum: i will be voting to remain in the EU On the 23rd June. This is because I believe that as a young person living and studying in the UK, I have the privilege and the access to travel around countries in the EU. Also I feel that voting to remain in the EU will help me with my future career, especially when it comes to working abroad. Most importantly, I will be voting to remain in the EU because I believe that the EU promotes human rights for everybody.
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It is interesting to note that not everybody living in the UK will be able to vote in the European Union (EU) referendum on the 23th June 2016. European citizens living in the UK, have pretty much the same rights as British citizens when it comes to working, studying, owning a house, etc. If you […]
Being Black and young and living in the UK can sometimes be challenging because we are underrepresented in many areas of social life; especially in politics. So far as I know, being black and having an interest in politics is rare in the UK. However, there are a few people like myself with lots of […]
In a question and answering time with the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg, Micheal Gove who is a Conservative MP and Secretory of State for Justice argued that if the UK were to leave the EU we would be able to trade freely within Europe and we would also be “free from EU regulation which costs us […]
About Me And EU
This project aims to create a one-stop-shop to encourage young voters in the UK to engage in EU affairs by creating an understanding of how Europe influences their daily lives and by connecting them to other young people interested to talk and share ideas on the referendum.