As it leaves the EU and forges new trade arrangements Britain will have to adopt rules and regulations largely set by others. The much prized sovereignty pursued by Brexit proponents increasingly appears like a contrived illusion, writes Guy de Jonquières.
Author: Guy de Jonquières
Guy de Jonquières muses on the ironies of Brexit politics. A project claimed to restore Britain’s sovereignty has handed control over the country’s destiny to those whose clutches it is trying to escape.
The British government’s ‘glorious visions’ about becoming a global champion of free trade are simply not grounded in reality, writes Guy de Jonquières. Listen to Theresa May, the Prime Minister, and pro-Brexit members of her cabinet such as Boris Johnson, foreign secretary, and the talk is all of glorious …