People will not accept any arrangement that isn’t funded through the tax system and free at the point of use. So we have to find a way of making the current model work.
Pride in British history and institutions is an essential source of social cohesion in an increasingly diverse society.
Our real interests derive from forging understandings and ties with countries which have traditionally considered themselves British in all but name.
No, it isn’t racism. Nor is it economic consequences. Nor even the impact on
public services. Rather, it cuts to the heart of why countries exist at all.
Only by accepting that we all hold moral positions can we hope to generate a more conciliatory and less hostile political environment.