This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government

Petition Continue a pro immigration policy and recognise the value migrants bring the UK

As part of the EU exit negotiations the UK government should seek a deal that will maintain the current rights of all EU citizens in the UK and that will keep the UK border open to economic migrants and refugees alike.

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In addition the UK government should take steps to fully explain to the public the great benefits that migration brings to the UK.

A large number of people who voted to leave in the recent referendum will have done so as a rejection of the federalist agenda of the EU and in favour of national sovereignty and democracy. They did not vote for a rejection of migrants or as a vote to close our borders. As such there is no mandate for a anti immigration policy

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