Just as Geldof swearing at fishermen symbolised the referendum divide, negotiations over fish offer an insight into what ‘taking back control’ really means.
On the anniversary of the EU referendum, the party leadership needs an audit of what went wrong this month, and a plan for the Tory future in this Parliament.
The British inventor and industrialist helped to bolster the economic case for Leave. Ian Botham comes a distant second, and Bob Geldof last.
Osborne’s “punishment budget” came in second.
“Perhaps Clooney doesn’t realise there is a difference between pretending to be an elected representative of the people and being one.”
Triumphalism would not only be unfair to David Cameron, one of the most electorally successful Tory election winners of modern times. It would also be deeply wrong.
Binary choices made amidst a rhetorical race to the bottom are no way for a country to be governed.
Ultimately, it is economic growth not traditional aid which will support the growing populations of the developing world.