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As our old parties dissolve, we need a new referendum—with “no deal” on the ballot

Theresa May's half-Brexit party does not appeal to Leavers or Remainers

Brexitland: home to new political tribes. Photo: Shutterstock

Margaret Thatcher once said “standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.” It’s a tough message, but she was right. Politics is about choices. The harsh reality is that the PM’s Brexit deal is political roadkill and parliament is in gridlock. For the sake of the national interest, ministers must decide on an alternative route, one that best brings the British people with it.

The parliamentary maths means paralysis…

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