There is far more that brings Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England together than divides us.
The ties that bind go beyond nations to individuals. As citizens, we have built the UK together.
We have traded together. We have fought together and we have built our lives together.
Four years ago, I fought head, heart, body and soul to save our precious Union and helped to stop the SNP from breaking it apart.
It is the UK that is a member of the EU, it is the whole of the UK that will leave and it is the UK that must now form a new relationship with the EU.