Sovereignty and Globalisation


This paper was presented to the IIEA/McCann FitzGerald seminar on “Economic Sovereignty in an Age of Globalisation and EU Integration” by Philip Stephens, chief political commentator and Associate Editor of the Financial Times. In it Mr Stephens looks at the debate in Britain about sovereignty and the European Union, the wider debate on sovereignty in the context of globalisation and finally he considers European Integration in this context.