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Now is the time to fight against a destructive Brexit

Even as negotiations begin, Brexit could still be mitigated—or even stopped completely

By Hugo Dixon   July 2017

Protestors against Brexit—but could it be stopped? Photo: PA

The hung parliament has created much uncertainty. But for those of us who want to stop a destructive Brexit, there are more reasons for hope than fear. To start off with, the chance of crashing out of the EU with no deal has dropped sharply. Theresa May, or whoever replaces her, cannot now seriously repeat her “no deal is better than a bad deal” threat. The votes in parliament to carry out the threat aren’t there. Our European partners…

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