Aims of Somerset out of the EU

Somerset out of the EU is a non political Somerset campaign group with one single aim – to take our country back and get out of the EU ( European Union ). We welcome members of all parties and organisations to join us in our campaign to achieve this. We will hold public meetings, attend shows, canvass on the streets, hold coffee mornings etc. Come and join us!

Why should we leave the EU?

"There are some in this country who fear that in going into Europe we shall in some way sacrifice independence and sovereignty. These fears, I need hardly say, are completely unjustified."

Prime Minister Edward Heath, television broadcast on Britain's entry into the Common Market, January 1973

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Freedom & Democracy – removed by Treaties, Directives & Regulations

The UK lost its freedom the day that Ted Heath took us into the “Common Market” on January 1st 1973 – it was sold to us as a trading bloc with no loss of sovereignty …… we aim to leave the EU and take our country back ……. Read more

Global Trade & the ten myths

One of the unelected EU Trade Commissioners represents all EU countries at the World Trade Organisation – we are told that this is necessary for our survival. Not true . Read more


In three years from 2010 to 2013 no less than 3,600 Directives/Regulations were issued. This has cost business £30.37bn a year.

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Employment and movement of labour – resulting in the lowering of earnings

In January 2014 the Eures scheme was extended across the whole of Europe by which jobseekers could apply anywhere in the EU for a job vacancy. They were helped in their application by payment of £260 to cover costs of attending a job interview and a further settling in payment of £870 with an additional payment of £870 to the employer, By August 2014 the UK was advertising around 800,000 UK jobs out of a total of 1.6m.…… Read more

Uncontrolled immigration – multiculturalism and its social effects

Latest net migration figures this year have climbed to 330,000 – this is the size of Bath, Bridgwater, Taunton, Yeovil, Weston-super-Mare and Wells – a lot of housing … Read more

Ever closer union

This is the long term aim of the EU – there will be no reference to the people of Europe as to what is envisaged – we are moving closer towards a dictatorship.

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Net cost of membership to the UK

Around £14.30bn net per annum - this is just our membership cost, there is more to come.

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The huge uncontrolled influx of refugees into Europe is causing untold problems which the current structure of the EU is unable to cope with

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Finally – talk of returning powers is misleading – it will not happen. There is only one solution for taking our country back – leave the EU and negotiate a bespoke trade deal with no strings and no political union