Fareham MP talks to college students about EU referendum

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BUSINESS students played host to employers as they held a discussion and networking session to discuss the whether the UK should remain in the European Union.

The event at Fareham College featured a keynote speech by the town’s MP Suella Fernandes, who recently announced she was supporting the Brexit campaign.

The business breakfast event was organised by Level 3 students from the college as part of their BTEC Business Diploma.

In her speech, Suella presented an overview of the debate surrounding the forthcoming referendum, setting out the suggested benefits and drawbacks of each option and considering how they might affect factors such as the UK’s economy, trade, jobs and education.

Speaking afterwards, Ms Fernandes said: ‘The referendum, needless to say, is the most important decision that all generations will have.

‘I see it as ‘a once in a lifetime’ decision and I have spent a lot of time thinking about both sides of the argument, because it will define Britain’s place in the world for future generations.

‘I have come to my own conclusion that I will be voting to leave in the referendum next month, but it’s not up to me to decide.’