A man waves Union flags as he drives past Brexit supporters in Parliament Square in London on January 31. Photo: AFP A man waves Union flags as he drives past Brexit supporters in Parliament Square in London on January 31. Photo: AFP
A man waves Union flags as he drives past Brexit supporters in Parliament Square in London on January 31. Photo: AFP
Grenville Cross
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Grenville Cross

Brexit has restored British sovereignty and given Thatcher the last laugh

  • Boris Johnson is the hero of the hour for securing a better-than-expected EU trade deal but the role of his predecessor, Margaret Thatcher, in sowing the seeds of Brexit, must never be forgotten

A man waves Union flags as he drives past Brexit supporters in Parliament Square in London on January 31. Photo: AFP A man waves Union flags as he drives past Brexit supporters in Parliament Square in London on January 31. Photo: AFP
A man waves Union flags as he drives past Brexit supporters in Parliament Square in London on January 31. Photo: AFP
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Grenville Cross

Grenville Cross

Grenville Cross SC is a criminal justice analyst, a barrister (Queen’s counsel and senior counsel), and vice-chairman of the senate of the International Association of Prosecutors. He is sentencing editor of Hong Kong Cases and Archbold Hong Kong, and co-author of Sentencing in Hong Kong. He was the director of public prosecutions from 1997 to 2009.