Brexit: Command Economy – A Warning from History

Brexit: Command Economy – A Warning from History

Is it not wonderful to live in a democracy where the spirit of free enterprise and free trade is protected by the laws of a State within a legal system that has been shaped to prevent business being subjected to irrational and arbitrary decisions of government ? By Joe Sweetinburgh, guest author This article refers to the EU Repeal Bill vote in the House of Commons on 11th September 2017 The answer until last night was almost certainly "yes". However, as of this morning such a description may no longer apply. This general freedom now seems to be in jeopardy due to an Executive that on the one hand proclaims the need for national sovereignty yet on the other hand is poised to reduce the sovereignty of the individual and businesses by conferring upon itself, powers to shape and dictate the terms of Brexit without reference to Parliament or the Courts by delegating the passing or laws and regulations to Secretary of States....
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