Think Britain has sovereignty over trade deals? Not when MPs can’t stop them
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Boris Johnson blusters, but after years of relying on EU scrutiny, the UK parliament lacks power to oppose damaging deals

I discovered the prime minister’s stance on trade deals and agriculture by accident. Boris Johnson had given a typically rambling speech, at the start of the month, in which he promised a science-based approach, rather than “mumbo-jumbo”. It was a banal assertion – who doesn’t prefer science to superstition? As such, it was unremarkable. Johnson is famous for his...

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