our future, would not reinforce the competence of Parliament but instead demonstrate the total inadequacy of our present democratic process. After all, Parliament was supposed to be carrying through the instruction of the people.
Between the two extremes, we have two opposites. The first is the Labour position – under the guise of a deal similar to that currently operated by Norway – that effectively ensures that we would be in a Customs Union in perpetuity and have access to the Single Market. Of course, we would continue to pay in and to take the rules.
Opposing that, and this applies to most Conservatives who are against Theresa May’s deal, is the argument that we must not be bound into a customs deal longer than the transition period, and out of the Single Market.
What unites all those except the