The EU has done a lot for the UK and its citizens over the 43 years that we have been members.
At a time of international tensions and challenges, how unwise it would be to throw away the shelter offered by the EU?
It is not a perfect organisation but it has shown itself capable of reform and change will come quicker with Britain on the inside.
So why rush into a chasm of uncertainty in difficult times by leaving the EU?
Does anyone believe that the supposed crock of gold that the Leave side claims lies at the end of the Brexit rainbow would really be spent on the NHS by the likes of Boris Johnson, Michael Gove and Ian Duncan-Smith?
A vote to remain in the EU gives us the chance to face our problems collectively.