Here is the Brexit dilemma: People didn't vote to be poorer, but they didn't vote to be ignored either
Whatever side of the Brexit divide you’re on, you’re being dishonest unless you balance the economics and the politics
One year down, one to go. The Brexit process rolls on. But how much has been achieved? How much remains to be done? Where are we headed? And, crucially, is it worth continuing with it? On this latter point, both sides in a still highly polarised and bad-tempered debate are guilty of oversimplification.
One thing is abundantly clear, wherever we are headed we are not headed there at the speed the government predicted. When triggering Article 50, on 29 March last year, the Prime Minister stated that ‘we believe that it is necessary to agree the terms of our future partnership alongside those of our withdrawal from the EU.’ That dream (or illusion) is no more.
Read more Brexit is already raising questions about the unity of the UK Moreover, because predicting how Parliament will deal with Brexit between now and the end of the year is a mug’s game, all outcomes – fro..