Posted: Tue 28th Jun 2016

Cross Party Statement From City Of Cardiff Council On The EU Referendum

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Jun 28th, 2016

The EU referendum has seen Britain choose to withdraw from the EU. This decision, however, must not change our course as we build on our reputation as an inclusive, prosperous, sustainable city and a proud European capital. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

This Council – and its partners – are strongly committed to building on Cardiff’s history as a city of the world. A city which has welcomed people from across Wales and the globe to come and settle here. A City of Sanctuary. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Cardiff is well known for its inclusivity and harmony, expressing a cultural tolerance and acceptance well ahead of its time. We know our citizens are proud, and rightly so, of the city’s reputation as a community of communities. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

There are more than 100 languages spoken here and people from more than 100 countries have chosen to settle in Cardiff. Our welcome is what we stand for as a city. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The result is one of the UK’s most successful and cosmopolitan cities. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

We are committed to building on this success in the future. It is essential that everyone recognises the strength that comes from our diversity and the role it plays in making our city great. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Cllr Phil Bale – Leader, City of Cardiff Council
Cllr Neil McEvoy – Leader of the Plaid Cymru Group
Cllr David Walker – Leader of the Conservative Group
Cllr Judith Woodman – Leader of the Liberal Democrats Group ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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