profile image

Michael Gove

Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Conservative MP for Surrey Heath

Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Conservative MP for Surrey Heath

The Facts of Life Say Leave: Why Britain and Europe Will Be Better Off After We Vote Leave

I sometimes think that the In campaign appears to be operating to a script written by George R.R Martin and Stephen King - Brexit would mean a combination of a <em>Feast for Crows</em> and <em>Misery</em>. It's a deeply pessimistic view of the British people's potential and a profoundly negative vision of the future which isn't rooted in reality. The idea that if Britain voted to leave the European Union we would instantly become some sort of hermit kingdom, a North Atlantic North Korea only without that country's fund of international good will, is a fantasy, a phantom, a great, grotesque patronising and preposterous Peter Mandelsonian conceit...
19/04/2016 16:02 BST