Read Costa Vs ENEL 1964 and the notion of direct effect.
I'll take your word for it.
I could speak about this notion for a long time if you want.
No, honestly ;-)
loss of sovereignty
Ok, so I suppose there are varying degrees. It would appear that in this context we are talking about willful loss of sovereignty in some areas for the greater good of your country.
you are an insignificant little upper part of the Island
So why are all the London based parties objecting to a referendum.
I'll parade my ar$e up market steet when they get total financial independence!
The rest of the UK will need to rent its ar$e whenn Scotland gets total financial independence - to help pay for the loss in revenue !
Hell, it'll be people from Newcastle next
Geordies are welcome to join anytime. Newcastle could be a tax free haven - a sort of Monte Carlo.