by Roger Bootle
Who stabbed who in the back is a fascinating basis for novels, plays and political biographies, but given the serious issues now at stake it is really a sideshow. Nor does it much matter who is prime minister, as long as he or she leads Britain out of the current impasse to honour the choice made by the British people in the referendum and to realise fully the economic opportunities unleashed by Brexit.
The single market is the centre of this issue. There are different questions concerning goods and financial services. (For other service activities, the single market effectively doesn’t exist). As far as financial services are concerned, I have written about “passporting rights” before.