Conservative Diary

« The Conservative Party tops the latest quarterly donation league table | Main | There's more to David Cameron's well-being message than "Hullo clouds. Hullo sky." »

The Daily Express becomes the first national newspaper to support Britain leaving the EU

Tim Montgomerie

The majority of the British people want a fundamental renegotiation of this country's relationship with the EU. Now there's a newspaper that speaks for them...


More in the morning.

8.45am: This is what the newspaper says in an editorial:

"The Daily Express today becomes the first national newspaper to call for Britain to leave the European Union. From this day forth our energies will be directed to furthering the cause of those who believe Britain is Better Off Out.

The famous and symbolic Crusader who adorns our masthead will become the figurehead of the struggle to repatriate British sovereignty from a political project that has comprehensively failed.

After far too many years as the victims of Brussels larceny, bullying, over-regulation and all-round interference, the time has come for the British people to win back their country and restore legitimacy and accountability to their political process...."

Read the full piece.


You must be logged in using Intense Debate, Wordpress, Twitter or Facebook to comment.