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Book review: Labour’s great betrayal

James Coldwell

Brexit: What the Hell Happens Now?, Ian Dunt, Canbury Press, 2016, £7.99 Two months ago Theresa May called a snap general election to secure a personal mandate for Brexit. May then proceeded, during the campaign, to refuse any meaningful discussion of what this would mean. Happily, this absurd spectacle produced a hung parliament and stripped…

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What next for Brexit?

John Mills

There was a time not long ago when the British stand on Brexit, reflected in both the Labour and Conservative general election manifestos, seemed fairly straightforward. The UK would leave the single market, withdraw from the European Economic Area (EEA), exit the EU customs union and negotiate a free trade deal, covering goods and services,…

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Article 50 isn’t the end of the debate

Joe Carberry

On triggering article 50 the prime minister’s biggest hurdle is an expectant nation. Evidence consistently shows that people expect Brexit to deliver more trade, less migration and cessation of any financial relationship with the EU. And with reason: this is what they were promised. The prime minister has not attempted to prepare people for turbulent…

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‘Europe for us all’ conference: Brighton

Saturday 19 March 2016, 13:00-17:00 | Brighthelm Centre, North Road, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1YD The UK’s relationship with Europe has reached a turning-point. David Cameron’s renegotiation of Britain’s EU membership is drawing to a close. The in/out referendum...