No deal Brexit is a tool to lever the destruction of public services. Free from oversight by the EU, the Tories will sign a “trade deal” with USA that abdicates the British government and hands power to corporations.
Board of Trade member Dan Hannan co-authored a paper for extremist economic think-tank Cato Institute in 2018 wherein a post-Brexit UK/US free trade deal was defined. The essence of the proposal in the paper was public services should always behave in a manner that suits commercial interests and not favour the public. It demanded that governments should have no control over the cost or availability of public services and that laws should exist that prevent governments from acting against commercial interests.
Hannan created a think-tank Initiative For Free Trade (IFT) with former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott who was also appointed to the Board of Trade by Boris Johnson. IFT…
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