Robert Tombs is Professor of French History at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of St John’s College. He is co-editor of Briefings for Britain and his publications include The English and Their History (2014) and, with Isabelle Tombs, That Sweet Enemy: The British and the French from the Sun King to the Present (2006). His Politeia publications include The State, National Identity and Schools (2017, with New Direction) and Triggering Article 50, Courts, Government and Parliament (2017).

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Brexit means Brexit

  • By Professor Robert Tombs
  • July 15, 2016

Whatever the view of the opponents of Brexit, the referendum vote must mean what it said. As Robert Tombs explains, the people, not parliament, the Crown, or the courts...