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What use is the EU?

June 19, 2016 11:55 PM

EU FlagWhat use is the EU?

Here are some practical benefits:

  • Right to live anywhere in the EU.
  • Right to work anywhere in the EU.
  • Free healthcare within the EU.
  • Equal pay for men and women.
  • Right to maternity leave.
  • Parental leave for men and women.
  • Equal rights for temps and part-timers.
  • Limit to required working hours.
  • Right to work breaks for all.
  • Protection from discrimination.
  • Four weeks paid leave.
  • No loss of leave rights due to ill health.
  • Recognition of professional qualifications.
  • More jobs due to the common market.
  • Fighting exploitation of labour.
  • Safety in the workplace.
  • Tackling violence against women.
  • Fighting human trafficking.
  • Tackling female genital mutilation FGM.
  • No roaming charges for mobile phones.
  • Cheaper air travel by banning price fixing.
  • Compensation for delayed flights.
  • Lower common market food prices.
  • Electrical appliances that cost less to use.
  • UK criminals face arrest throughout the EU.
  • Crime victims protected throughout the EU.
  • Standing up to multi-national corporations.
  • Clean water standards.
  • Food quality standards.
  • Pollution limits for trucks and buses.
  • Blue flag scheme for beaches.
  • Control of "bucket shop" travel agents.

If some of these benefit you, vote "Remain in EU".