In response to Michael St George: TCW’s Brexit Roll of Honour: The unbiddable Steve Baker,
‘What is our liberty for, if not to govern ourselves?’
What else needs to be said? He has captured the raison d’être of the entire Leave movement and of every single Brexiteer.
When we leave, we should put up a statue of him with those words underneath.
He’s one of my heroes. He says what he means and means what he says. As an ex-RAF engineer, he also has some practical understanding of how things work in real life, which is disturbingly unusual in Westminster.