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The true meaning of the Great Repeal Act

All is not lost—it is a mighty throw of the dice by Leavers

By Jolyon Maugham   November 2016

Prime Minister Theresa May at the Conservative Party's 2016 Conference. May announced plans for a "Great Reform Act" in her speech to the Conference on Sunday ©Nick Ansell/PA Wire/Press Association Images

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It is mere machinery, the proposed Great Repeal Act.

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