We're told leaving the EU will cost jobs – so did joining in the 1970s create any? Actually no; here's Labour's Tony Benn, then Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, explaining how it turned a trade surplus with the bloc into a deficit and destroyed 500,000 jobs. #Brexit pic.twitter.com/6K49342WGm

— Jack Montgomery (@JackBMontgomery) December 20, 2018