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Brexit: a problem shared

Britain risks sundering itself from its neighbours, and Europe is in trouble too. We convened players from both sides of the Channel to swap notes on future relations

By Tom Clark   January 2017

Discussion attendees: (l-r) Hilary Benn, Teresa Gouveia, Carl Bildt, Charles Grant, Emma Bonio

Discussion attendees: (l-r) Hilary Benn, Teresa Gouveia, Carl Bildt, Charles Grant, Emma Bonio

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Discussion attendees: (l-r) Hilary Benn, Teresa Gouveia, Carl Bildt, Charles Grant, Emma Bonio, Emma Reynolds, Ed Miliband, Natalie Nougayrède, Anna Soubry, Andrzej Olechowski

The incoherence—or absence—of Theresa May’s plan for leaving the European Union is becoming starker. At the start of December, the phrase “have cake and eat it” was snapped on a note in Downing Street. Meanwhile…

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