By Ed Pond
Last week, at last Theresa May had the authority (no, really this time) to activate Article 50. And she duly gained royal assent from the Queen on Thursday. It will be activated on Wednesday 29th, we have been told, May having waited for the 60 year anniversary celebrations of the Treaty of Rome to finish. Fair enough, it would have been criminal to take the fizz out of that expensive Champagne. Also, perhaps they should think on 1957 a while, and conclude the project should have ended at the simple common market that treaty created.
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