Yesterday we revealed that the holding company for the remainers’ campaign was set up by Laura Sandys, chair of the European Movement backed with the EU’s millions. Contradicting the emphatic claim made by Lucy Thomas, the remainers’ campaign spin chief:
— Lucy Thomas (@lucycthomas) October 12, 2015
Except here is the signature of the European Movement’s Laura Sandys on the incorporation application setting it up:
We were also sent a curt denial statement:
“Britain Stronger in Europe does not receive funding from the EU, it’s nonsense to suggest that we do, and it reveals the truly desperate tactics of the Vote Leave campaign. We are registered with Companies House as ‘Britain Stronger in Europe’. We are not linked to the European Movement. Our registered address is St Bride’s House, Salisbury Square, London, EC4Y 8EH.”
They really need to get their story straight, here is the invitation to Monday’s “Stronger in Europe” launch from the youth wing of the European Movement (which gets €10,000-a-week from the EU).
The European Movement’s youth wing seems to think “Stronger in Europe” is their campaign. Possibly because in fact their boss set it up. Out of the mouths of babes…