If, as I hope, we vote to leave, we won’t be able simply to ignore the concerns of those who want to stay – and the same logic should apply if there is a narrow remain vote.
Every Remain ballot will be interpreted in Brussels as a wholehearted endorsement of the European dream.
Nothing in the current campaign gets close to the acrimony that lingered for long years after Maastricht.
Appealing for “the experts” to be put in charge might get a cheer on Question Time, but experts often get things hideously wrong.
The day after Brexit will look pretty much like the previous day. It’s what happens in the years that follow that will really count.
The pro-EU campaign is the most Eeyorish, doom-obsessed effort I have ever come across. We have a better message than them.
A modicum of sensitivity at Westminster might have seen the Easter Rising fizzle out. Ireland might have evolved peacefully into a self-governing Commonwealth ally.
Time after time, the general population has proved to be wiser than the elites. Until now.
The Oxford Labour Club allegations are just part of a worrying trend, which is rooted in a long and unpleasant history.
In the 1970s, European integration looked like a modern project. Now it looks tired, outdated and wrongheaded.
The whole process has shown beyond doubt that the EU cannot be reformed from within.
Monday’s announcement on deporting those who don’t speak English wasn’t really about integration or extremism.
Carswell and I predicted that the internet would finish off top-down politics, but I still find it weird when it actually happens.
Whether we measure literacy or longevity, infant mortality or sexual equality, the world in 2015 was a better place during this past twelve months.
It is now clear that the renegotiation process has proved that the Union is incapable of reform.