That’s to say, those of 1950, 1961, 1967 and 1971. Sovereignty was always the key concern, despite arguments over its meaning.
The challenge to “our precious union” will be as much constitutional as economic – Deal, No Brexit…or No Deal especially.
Yesterday, I wrote to the Chancellor with the support of 50 of the biggest and most established businesses in the Tees Valley, to call for a pilot scheme.
The former Labour MP’s defection, and the later split within that party, has not yet found in a parallel in our own turbulent times.