Mythbust Tweet Share 0 +1 LinkedIn 0 Email Animation | see all Think of the future when you vote by InFacts When you vote, don’t just think of today. Think of tomorrow, and the next day. Think of your children’s future. Your grandchildren’s future. Vote Leave = LOSE control by InFacts We are one of Europe’s leaders. If we leave, we’d become a rule-taker, not a rule maker. Lead Europe, don’t leave Europe. EU migrants benefit Britain by InFacts Boris Johnson and Michael Gove say free movement is bad for the NHS, schools, jobs and housing. What they don’t say is that EU migrants are actually creating wealth. Lead Europe, don’t leave Europe by InFacts Our priorities are Europe’s: creating jobs, fairness, fighting terrorism and the causes of mass migration, and combatting climate change. Economy | see all Britain’s EU rebate not in danger by Sam Ashworth-Hayes The only way Britain’s rebate can be changed is if we want it to be. Britain isn’t powerless to cut VAT by Jack Schickler Single market requires common standards, but UK still has room to manoeuvre on VAT, or cut rates. EU immigrants aren’t taking Brits’ jobs by Sam Ashworth-Hayes Researchers at Oxford, the LSE and NIESR agree; immigration doesn’t affect British employment. Meanwhile, Brexit would hit jobs. EU economy isn’t shrinking by Sam Ashworth-Hayes Contrary to claims from the Leave campaign, both the EU and the eurozone economy are growing. Health | see all Health tourism hasn’t cost us billions by Sam Ashworth-Hayes It is actually British people visiting EU that cost taxpayers billions. Quitting the bloc wouldn’t save this money. Quitting EU wouldn’t save NHS by Michael Emerson Economic damage caused by Brexit would hit tax revenue, dwarfing any EU budget saving. US-EU trade deal isn’t threat to NHS by Jack Schickler Proposed pact would not require the privatisation of UK healthcare - and any agreement we strike post-Brexit could be worse. Healthcare rights in EU aren’t guaranteed post Brexit by George Peretz & Panos Koutrakos EU law guarantees British citizens access to medical care across the EU. Brexit threatens these rights. Industry We don’t need to quit EU to repeal clinical trials directive... by Luke Lythgoe Brexiteers cite discredited clinical trials law to argue EU is bad for science. They don’t say it’s being replaced. CAP doesn’t add £400 to household food bills by Jack Schickler EU agricultural policy is far from perfect, but it inflates food bills by about one tenth of what eurosceptics claim. Brussels isn’t to blame for British steel’s woes by Sam Ashworth-Hayes UK bears brunt of blame, for example by resisting tougher EU anti-dumping duties against Chinese steel. Quitting would make things worse. City won’t thrive if we quit EU by Hugo Dixon In worst case, City will lose passport to operate in EU. In best case, we'll have to adopt EU rules without a vote. Migration | see all Leave camp’s “Australian system” won’t hit migration targ... by Hugo Dixon Here are 6 reasons why Vote Leave is misleading voters by saying it would cut net migration to tens of thousands. Leave camp’s migration forecast baloney by Hugo Dixon Vote Leave’s forecast that net migration will be 5 million by 2030 rests on a series of baseless assumptions. Free movement doesn’t mean we don’t control our borders by Luke Lythgoe We’re not in passport-free Schengen Area and so haven’t lost control of borders. That hasn’t stopped Outers muddling the issues brilliantly. Brexit will make schools crisis worse not better by Luke Lythgoe Government is to blame for lack of school places. Wealth created by EU migrants can help solve it. Brexit would mean less money not more. Red tape | see all Energy-saving kettles no reason for blood to boil by Luke Lythgoe EU energy efficiency measures banning power-hungry appliances are unlikely to affect performance and have widespread public support. 100% of UK firms aren’t following 100% of EU laws by Sam Ashworth-Hayes Firms only have to obey those rules that apply to them. So newsagents and chippies don’t have to worry about rules on, say, olive growing. EU red tape doesn’t cost us £600m per week by Jack Schickler Leave Camp figure ignores benefits, and rules we’d keep. EU doesn’t stop kids blowing up balloons by Luke Lythgoe European Commission popped this myth back in 2011, yet eurosceptics such as Boris continue to inflate it. Security | see all Counter-terrorism cooperation could be hurt by Brexit by Luke Lythgoe Even if UK continued to collaborate on swapping intelligence, it would lose its leading role setting EU security strategy. UK won’t be dragged into EU army by Jack Schickler EU army unlikely to emerge - but in any case the UK could veto the idea, as long as it remains in the EU. Being in EU doesn’t undermine Five Eyes by Jon Day Our partners in the relationship, led by America, value our EU membership. It is Brexit that would undermine Five Eyes. Dangerous criminals aren’t free to walk into UK by Luke Lythgoe UK can deny entry to EU citizens on public security grounds. Though some slip through net, if we quit, we’d no longer drive EU crime policy. Sovereignty | see all Voting Leave doesn’t mean taking control by Hugo Dixon Out camp calls itself Vote Leave Take Control. But in battling terrorism and Putin or fighting for industry, quitting means less control. 5 Presidents won’t drag UK into EU superstate by Hugo Dixon Not only is it doubtful that the euro zone will create a superstate. Even if it did, the UK wouldn’t be part of it. Britain hasn’t lost 72-0 in EU Council by Jack Schickler Since1999, UK did get outvoted 56 times. But it was on the winning side 2,466 times. 2,466 to 56 is a pretty good score in any sport. ECJ isn’t using Charter of Fundamental Rights to grab power... by George Peretz and Andrew Renshaw Michael Gove made no fewer than 6 inaccurate statements when he took aim at the ECJ.