Michael Dobbs: Brexit – We have a flat-pack Cabinet that threatens to collapse every time you switch the telly on



OVER the weekend, I went to see the Magna Carta in Salisbury. It is one single, magnificent sheet of parchment – not 611 pages, just one – and it got me wondering precisely what our rather dusty barons of Runnymede were about.
I suppose at the heart it was the question of who owns Britain. In the eight centuries since Magna Carta the answer has moved steadily, if not always inexorably, in one direction: the people.
It is the people who are the ultimate source of our power and authority – except that recently the people started discovering that they were losing their power.
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