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A general election? A referendum? What Monday’s indicative votes mean for Brexit and British politics

The fate of Britain’s economy, society and role in the world remains desperately uncertain

By Peter Kellner  

"Put it to the people." People's Vote project their message onto the Houses of Parliament. Photo: John Stillwell/PA Wire/PA Images

The margins were narrow but, as Churchill famously said, one is enough. Parliament remains deadlocked. The position may clarify by Wednesday evening: more debates and votes are certain. In the immediate aftermath of Monday night’s divisions, neither the propositions that will be put to the Commons, nor the decisions that MPs will take on them, can be predicted with any confidence.

If, as some have suggested,…

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