The big argument that Labour should makeby Anatole Kaletsky / April 21, 2016 / Leave a comment
Published in May 2016 issue of Prospect Magazine
One of the mysteries of the Brexit referendum campaign has been the invisibility of Labour politicians in the pro-European Union camp. Why have aspiring Labour leaders such as Andy Burnham, Liz Kendall or Tristram Hunt not jumped at the chance to raise their political profiles by campaigning against Brexit? Any new generation Labour politician who campaigned against Brexit, while attacking David Cameron as a venal and irresponsible Prime Minister whose pandering to Tory extremists has threatened Britain with economic disaster, would be facing an open goal.