The Guardian: Michael Heseltine: ‘Britain is stepping down from world pre-eminence’

The root cause of Brexit is the 2008 economic collapse and the 10 years of frozen living standards that followed. People are fed up – they want change. And of course the populists emerge with the simplistic solutions; if you can wrap up in one indulgent speech the civil servants, foreigners, bureaucrats and immigrants, you’re well on the way to popular acclaim.” – Michael Heseltine

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/mar/31/michael-heseltine-britain-stepping-down-world-pre-eminence

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