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The Prospect editorial—Breaking point

Our political and constitutional order is ripe for a reckoning

By Tom Clark   April 2019

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Barrels of ink have been spilled on what Brexit could mean for the UK economy, and Britain’s place in the world. Less thought, however, has been given to the equally profound way in which it is already transforming the way we conduct our politics at home. By that I don’t mean the well-trodden ground about whether the latest delay has bought Theresa May another fortnight, or the latest obfuscation done Jeremy Corbyn more harm than good. What I mean instead is the way in…

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