Author: Richard Corbett

Former MEP for Yorkshire and Humber Former Labour Leader in the European Parliament, Lab NEC and Shadow Cabinet Honorary Vice President of UK European Movement Honorary President of Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Time to drop the silly shibboleths

Richard Corbett

One of the more ludicrous aspects of the ongoing standoff between the government and the EU is the announcement by Michael Gove that, for reasons of “national sovereignty”, it will not countenance the EU having an office in Northern Ireland.  Yet, the USA has a fully fledged consulate in Northern Ireland. So do China, India, Poland […]