Pauline, from Durham, didn’t vote in 2016. She felt ill-equipped to make such a decision. Things have changed since and, a Remainer Now, she wants another chance and would choose to vote Remain.



I am a #RemainerNow.

I didn’t vote in the 2016 referendum as I was recovering from a stroke, but also because I didn’t think it affected me.

I wasn’t really ‘into’ politics, so I didn’t know what I was voting on.

I have spent the last year or so educating myself as much as possible (even looking at modern history and economics) to gain a better insight.

I have yet to come across a single shred of evidence, or even an opinion (and I have listened to and read MANY — from all sides of the debate), that would lead me to believe that leaving the European Union would be of any benefit to me, or the UK as a whole.

I am at an age now where this decision may not have much impact on my path in life anymore, but it will certainly affect the life opportunities of my children. They are not old enough to vote, so I would be voting with them in mind, and given the chance, through a second referendum, I would 100% vote to Remain.🔷


By Pauline Hardman.





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(This piece was first published as a Twitter thread and turned into the above article, with the author’s consent, with the purpose of reaching a larger audience. It has been minorly edited and corrected. | The author of the tweets writes in a personal capacity.)


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