Notable people who believe the UK should stay in the EU

This list is based on Sir-Rom Nivlac’s much shared Facebook post. I added a few more. Has there ever been a decision which has such unanimous support amongst people who have some kind of qualification to talk about it?

  • Governor of the Bank of England
  • International Monetary Fund
  • Institute for Fiscal Studies
  • Confederation of British Industry
  • Leaders/heads of state of every single other member of the EU
  • President of the United States of America
  • Eight former US Treasury Secretaries
  • President of China
  • Prime Minister of India
  • Prime Minister of Canada
  • Prime Minister of Australia
  • Prime Minister of Japan
  • Prime Minister of New Zealand
  • The chief executives of most of the top 100 companies in the UK including Marks and Spencer, BT, Asda, Vodafone, Virgin, IBM, BMW etc.
  • Kofi Annan, the former Secretary General of the United Nations
  • All living former Prime Ministers of the UK (from both parties
  • Virtually all reputable and recognised economists
  • The Prime Minister of the UK
  • The leader of the Labour Party
  • The Leader of the Liberal Democrats
  • The Leader of the Green Party
  • The Leader of the Scottish National Party
  • The leader of Plaid Cymru
  • Leader of DUP
  • Leader of Sinn Fein
  • Martin Lewis, that money saving dude off the telly
  • The Secretary General of the TU
  • Unison
  • National Union of Students
  • National Union of Farmers
  • Stephen Hawking
  • Tim Berners-Lee
  • Chief Executive of the NHS
  • 300 of the most prominent international historians
  • Director of Europol
  • David Anderson QC, Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation
  • Former Directors of GCHQ
  • Secretary General of Nato
  • Church of England
  • Church in Scotland
  • Church in Wales
  • Friends of the Earth
  • Greenpeace
  • Director General of the World Trade Organisation
  • WWF
  • World Bank
  • OECD
  • Sir David Attenborough
  • The London School of Economics
  • The Economist
  • The Financial Times
  • All 103 vice-chancellors of British Universities
  • David Beckham (well they have Ian Botham)
  • Jeremy Clarkson – just about the only thing that we have in common I suspect

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