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A border with Kent: is this what sovereignty feels like?

This desperately absurd Brexit outcome is the latest sorry indication of what we have become

By Jonathan Lis  

Photo: Isabel Infantes/EMPICS Entertainment

On Wednesday, Michael Gove offered the British people another reminder of what they had voted for. On top of the shock to our economy, loss of our trading markets and breaches of international law, we have found a new way to take back control: installing a new border for lorries in Kent.

In the Commons, Gove confirmed that hauliers will require a “Kent access permit” to ensure they have the correct paperwork before they reach the Channel ports, thereby preventing long traffic jams. This announcement follows…

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