UPDATE: Prime Minister David Cameron in Peterborough - 'It's wrong to think we never get our own way in Europe.'

Prime Minister David Cameron has arrived for his visit to Perkins factory in Peterborough this afternoon, Thursday April 28.

Thursday, 28th April 2016, 4:33 pm
Updated Thursday, 28th April 2016, 5:34 pm
Prime Minister David Cameron arriving in Peterborough

He is expected to tour the facility and talk to workers about their views on the EU as well as answer questions on the upcoming referendum.

He began his visit by unveiling a giant pro-EU poster.

Peterborough’s Conservative MP Stewart Jackson welcomed his party’s leader to the city, but made clear he did not agree with Mr Cameron’s stance on the EU.

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He said: “I’m glad that the Prime Minister in his role as head of the Remain campaign is visiting Peterborough and he is warmly welcome.

“He will no doubt explain how the Remain policy of Turkish accession to the European Union and open borders will sit with huge local pressure on school places, policing, housing and healthcare in our area and how future uncontrolled immigration will safeguard and secure my constituents from terrorist outrages.

“I think it will be an uphill struggle to show voting Remain isn’t a huge risk and a vote to leave means self governing democracy, making our own spending priorities and controlling our own borders.”

Mr Cameron told a room of 1,800 Perkins workers: “One minute we’re going to be like Norway, then we’re going to be like Canada, they can’t tell you what we’ll get. It’s a risk too far.

The giant pro-EU poster unveiled by David Cameron in Peterborough today

“It’s wrong to think we never get our own way in Europe.”

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The giant pro-EU poster unveiled by David Cameron in Peterborough today